Optician Jobs in Elgin, 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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Luxottica Group - Arlington Heights, IL (14 miles from Elgin, IL)
Requisition ID: 312985 Store # : 004657 Target Optical Position: Full-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
2 days ago
America's Best - Vernon Hills, IL (20 miles from Elgin, 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....
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2 days ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - Schaumburg, IL (6 miles from Elgin, IL)
Requisition ID: 313067 Store # : 002167 Target Optical Position: Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
2 days ago
Walmart - Addison, IL (12 miles from Elgin, IL)
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
1 day ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Niles, IL 60714, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Our Mission: To advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry....
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2 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
Warby Parker - Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
5 days ago
United States Vision - Riverside, IL (24 miles from Elgin, IL)
Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967. We are the second largest independent operator of...
5 days ago
THE OPTOMETRISTS PC - Northbrook, IL 60062, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Job responsibilities include: frame selection, repair and adjustments, contact lens training. NCT, fundus photography, visual fields, lensometry and be comfortable using a computer....
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7 days ago
Warby Parker - Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
9 days ago
Shopko Optical - Crystal Lake, IL (18 miles from Elgin, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our new team in Crystal Lake, Illinois! $500 Sign-On Bonus!...
17 days ago
Luxottica Group - Warrenville, IL (13 miles from Elgin, IL)
Requisition ID: 303601 Store # : 004352 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
19 days ago
Pearle Vision - Buffalo Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Job Information Pearle Vision Optician in Buffalo Grove, Illinois GENERAL FUNCTION: Pearle Vision in Buffalo Grove and Gurnee, IL is hiring an Optician to join our team of professionals....
23 days ago
Luxottica Group - Mundelein, IL (19 miles from Elgin, IL)
Requisition ID: 301841 Store # : 002120 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
23 days ago
United States Vision - Bloomingdale, IL (8 miles from Elgin, IL)
Job Information U.S. Vision Optical Associate in Bloomingdale, Illinois Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail...
30+ days ago
National Vision - Elgin, IL
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Elgin, IL

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Elgin, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Elgin, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.8%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • 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 Elgin, 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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