Optician Jobs in New Lenox, 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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Orland Park, IL (10 miles from New Lenox, IL)
Experienced-Optician/Pre-Tester. Applicants will be expected to perform all tasks with little or no help. Knowledge of ExamWriter/OfficeMate would be helpful. This is a fast paced office!...
13 hours ago
United States Vision - Aurora, IL (24 miles from New Lenox, IL)
and works with the Optical Sales Manager in the: Commitment to deliver excellence in customer service and satisfaction Driving of sales and controlling expenses Accountability to achieve personal and...
1 day ago
America's Best - Oswego, IL (21 miles from New Lenox, 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....
2 days ago
United States Vision - Homer Glen, IL (8 miles from New Lenox, IL)
and works with the Optical Sales Manager in the: Commitment to deliver excellence in customer service and satisfaction Driving of sales and controlling expenses Accountability to achieve personal and...
1 day ago
Walmart - Calumet City, IL (22 miles from New Lenox, 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...
4 days ago
MyEyeDr - Coal City, IL (21 miles from New Lenox, IL)
Eyewear Consultant / Sales Associate Clearly, a career worth looking into. MyEyeDr. is a high-growth, premier healthcare company: a total vision care concept with a unique retail experience. We...
4 days ago
National Vision - Midlothian, IL (14 miles from New Lenox, IL)
Job Description What would you do? - The Specifics Achieve and maintain the highest level of customer service. Monitor and achieve profit, sales and performance goals (i.e. reviewing the P&L)....
4 days ago
Walmart - Calumet City, IL (22 miles from New Lenox, 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...
5 days ago
MyEyeDr - Naperville, IL (20 miles from New Lenox, IL)
Eyewear Consultant / Sales Associate - Hourly plus commissions) Clearly, a career worth looking into. MyEyeDr. is a high-growth, premier healthcare company: a total vision care concept with a...
6 days ago
Homewood, IL (14 miles from New Lenox, IL)
Guide patients into proper frame selection. Dispense and adjust eyeglasses....
7 days ago
United States Vision - Mokena, IL (4 miles from New Lenox, IL)
and works with the Optical Sales Manager in the: Commitment to deliver excellence in customer service and satisfaction Driving of sales and controlling expenses Accountability to achieve personal and...
19 days ago
America's Best - Downers Grove, IL (21 miles from New Lenox, 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 - Bolingbrook, IL (14 miles from New Lenox, 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 - Tinley Park, IL (8 miles from New Lenox, 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

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Salary for Optician Jobs in New Lenox, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in New Lenox, 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 New Lenox, 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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