Optician Jobs in Machesney Park, 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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U.S. Vision - Machesney Park, IL
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 optical...
15 hours ago
Eyeglass World - Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
15 days ago
America's Best - Machesney Park, 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....
20 days ago
America's Best - Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, 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....
20 days ago
National Vision - Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care.* Maintain accurate and organized patient records.* Assist Optometric Technician, Receptionist, and Contact Lens Technician when necessary.* Answer,...
21 days ago
Walmart - Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, 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
Shopko Optical - Beloit, WI (14 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Part-Time Opticians to join our team in Beloit, Wisconsin! On the job training provided....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Machesney Park, 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 Machesney Park, IL

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

$39,371

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Machesney Park, 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 Machesney Park, 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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