Optician Jobs in Fairview Heights, 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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Clarkson Eyecare - Kirkwood, MO (22 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
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1 day ago
Edwardsville Vision Center - Edwardsville, IL (18 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Sells miscellaneous products such as cleaners, contact lens supply, sunglasses, safety glasses, etc....
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Creve Coeur, MO (24 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Brentwood, MO (18 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Granite City, IL (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Edwardsville, IL (18 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
Direct Apply

3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Florissant, MO (24 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
Direct Apply

3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Highland, IL (22 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
Direct Apply

3 days ago
Wal-Mart - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, 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...
6 days ago
Walmart - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, 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...
7 days ago
America's Best - Maplewood, MO (16 miles from Fairview Heights, 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....
15 days ago
America's Best - Fairview Heights, 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....
15 days ago
America's Best - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, 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....
15 days ago

Demographic Data for Fairview Heights, IL

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Certifiable Optician 101
This course supports the first eight chapters of the book, "Certifiable Optician". Topics addressed are:Metric system and conversions,basic physics of light,mirrors, flat, convex and...

Optician Certification Training

No matter which area of opticianry you choose, you'll be in high demand in the job market because the need for eye care professionals is constantly expanding. It may surprise you to learn that...


Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Salary for Optician Jobs in Fairview Heights, IL

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

$48,254

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Fairview Heights, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.6%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Fairview Heights, 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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