Optician Jobs in Evanston, 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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America's Best - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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
CVS Health - Addison, IL (18 miles from Evanston, IL)
. * Fosters Teamwork and collaboration with Optical Managers, Opticians, and Professional Providers. * Consistent delivery of key performance indicators. * Ability to address weakness, be open to feedback...
2 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Niles, IL (5 miles from Evanston, IL)
Our Mission: To advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry....
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16 hours ago Eye To Eye Careers
MyEyeDr. - Evanston, IL
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
14 hours ago
ClearVision Optical - Elk Grove Village, IL (15 miles from Evanston, IL)
Job Locations Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Schiller Park, IL 60176 Chicago, IL 60603 Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Naperville, IL 60540 Joliet, IL 60432 Orland Park, IL 60462 Outside Sales Consultant...
3 days ago
Northbrook, IL (8 miles from Evanston, IL)
lenses Assisting patients with contact lens orders and rebates Maintain an orderly and clean work station Comfortable using computers and able to adapt to new software easily Qualifications and Requirements...
5 days ago
SEE Eyewear - Skokie, IL (1 mile from Evanston, IL)
We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders....
5 days ago
SEE Eyewear - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders....
5 days ago
Luxottica Group - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Requisition ID: 312623 Store #: 004914 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...
6 days ago
National Vision - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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
Lawrence Eye Care - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Read and interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions as written by the eye care providers, and follow all instructions accordingly....
7 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Cicero, IL (15 miles from Evanston, 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....
7 days ago
U.S. Vision - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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...
7 days ago
CVS Health - Northbrook, IL (8 miles from Evanston, IL)
. * Fosters Teamwork and collaboration with Optical Managers, Opticians, and Professional Providers. * Consistent delivery of key performance indicators. * Ability to address weakness, be open to feedback...
10 days ago
Advanced Eye Care Professionals PC - Oak Lawn, IL 60453, IL (24 miles from Evanston, IL)
Optician Roles and Responsibilities Optical Sales Stocking and Inventory Ordering and checking in from the lab Troubleshooting Assisting in Frame Selection Adjustments on frames for customers Customer...
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10 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Evanston, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Evanston, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.7%)
  • 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 Evanston, 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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