Optician Jobs in Gurnee, 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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CVS Health - Crystal Lake, IL (19 miles from Gurnee, 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
America's Best - Pleasant Prairie, WI (10 miles from Gurnee, 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....
5 days ago
Northbrook, IL (18 miles from Gurnee, 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
U.S. Vision - Kenosha, WI (17 miles from Gurnee, 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...
6 days ago
CVS Health - Northbrook, IL (18 miles from Gurnee, 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...
9 days ago
Shopko Optical - Antioch, IL (8 miles from Gurnee, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Part Time Opticians to join our team in Antioch, Illinois! On the job training provided....
12 days ago
VisionWorks - Kenosha, WI (17 miles from Gurnee, IL)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 426, 7214 Green Bay Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #16688 Thursday, February 11, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
24 days ago
Shopko Optical - Antioch, IL (8 miles from Gurnee, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our new team in Antioch, Illinois On the job training provided. Part-Time and Full-Time opportunities available....
30+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Gurnee, 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...
45+ days ago

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optician Certification Training

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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...

Optical Manager

In this online course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself to become an optician and prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certificationa certification...


Salary for Optician Jobs in Gurnee, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Gurnee, 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 Gurnee, 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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