Optician Jobs in Joliet, 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 - Geneva, IL (24 miles from Joliet, 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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National Vision - New Lenox, IL (13 miles from Joliet, 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....
2 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Geneva, IL (24 miles from Joliet, 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....
1 day ago
America's Best - Oswego, IL (10 miles from Joliet, 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....
7 days ago
America's Best - Geneva, IL (24 miles from Joliet, 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....
7 days ago
Shopko Optical - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Part Time Opticians to join our team in Aurora, Illinois! On the job training provided....
9 days ago
America's Best - Joliet, 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....
13 days ago
National Vision - Geneva, IL (24 miles from Joliet, 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....
14 days ago
America's Best - Matteson, IL (24 miles from Joliet, IL)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
22 days ago
U.S. Vision - Bolingbrook, IL (13 miles from Joliet, 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...
23 days ago
Midwestern University - Downers Grove, IL (21 miles from Joliet, IL)
The Optician should have working knowledge of fitting and dispensing eyewear and contact lenses of varying complexity....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Tinley Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, 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...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Tinley Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
Requisition ID: 316301 Store # : 002143 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...
30+ days ago
Warby Parker - Naperville, IL (16 miles from Joliet, 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!...
30+ days ago
Warby Parker - Naperville, IL (16 miles from Joliet, 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!...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Joliet, IL

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Joliet, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Joliet, 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 Joliet, 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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