Optician Jobs in Dekalb, IL

Opticians are eye care specialists trained to design, verify, and fit eyeglass lenses and frames, contact lenses, and other devices to correct eyesight. The job description of a dispensing optician can span clinical duties as well as administrative, sales, and customer service responsibilities.

The median salary for an optician is $35,530, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 15%+ through 2026.

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National Vision Incorporated - Dekalb, IL
. * Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. * Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
1 day ago
National Vision Incorporated - Dekalb, IL
. * Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. * Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
1 day ago
America's Best - Dekalb, IL
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
6 days ago
America's Best - Dekalb, IL
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
6 days ago
Shopko Optical - Huntley, IL (23 miles from Dekalb, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Part-Time Opticians to join our team in Huntley, Illinois! On the job training provided....
7 days ago
National Vision - Geneva, IL (20 miles from Dekalb, IL)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible.National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
9 days ago
Kaye Eyecare of Huntley - Huntley, IL (23 miles from Dekalb, IL)
A trained Optician is desired, however, we are willing to train an individual with eyecare experience....
14 days ago
Acculab - Sycamore, IL (7 miles from Dekalb, IL)
Full Service Wholesale Lab has positions opening in surface, finish and AR. Experience not required but helpful. We are growing and looking to expand our first shift and have a second shift option...
17 days ago
National Vision - Geneva, IL (20 miles from Dekalb, IL)
clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care.* Maintain accurat...
23 days ago
America's Best - Geneva, IL (20 miles from Dekalb, IL)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
29 days ago
Shopko Optical - Dekalb, IL
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our team in Dekalb, Illinois! On the job training provided. Both Full-Time and Part-Time opportunities available....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Dekalb, IL

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Dekalb, IL

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Dekalb, IL as reported by the BLS.

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Dekalb, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • Some College (5.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Dekalb, IL
  • 1-2 years (25.9%)
  • 2-4 years (22.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.5%)
  • None (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (7.4%)
  • 4-6 years (7.4%)
  • 6-8 years (7.4%)

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