Optician Jobs in Highland, 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 - Fairview Heights, IL (22 miles from Highland, 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....
13 hours ago
Highland, IL
The successful candidate should be knowledgeable about all different types of contact lenses and glasses....
16 days ago
U.S. Vision - Fairview Heights, IL (22 miles from Highland, IL)
OverviewU.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...
21 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Fairview Heights, IL (22 miles from Highland, 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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30+ days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Granite City, IL (24 miles from Highland, 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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45+ days ago
Walmart - O Fallon, IL (17 miles from Highland, 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...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Highland, IL

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Salary for Optician Jobs in Highland, IL

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

$48,254

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Highland, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • 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 Highland, 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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