Optician Jobs in Niles, 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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MyEyeDr - Downers Grove, IL (18 miles from Niles, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
1 day ago
Shoptikal, LLC - Carol Stream, IL (18 miles from Niles, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our New team in Elgin, Illinois! On the job training provided....
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Elmhurst, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
1 day ago
America's Best - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, 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
America's Best - Elgin, IL (21 miles from Niles, 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
MyEyeDr - Grayslake, IL (24 miles from Niles, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
1 day ago
America's Best - La Grange, IL (17 miles from Niles, 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....
17 hours ago
Warby Parker - Skokie, IL (4 miles from Niles, 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 we're all abouthelping people see!...
2 days ago
U.S. Vision - Riverside, IL (13 miles from Niles, 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...
3 days ago
ALLURE EYEWEAR - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Allure Eyewear is actively seeking several highly motivated Independent multi-line representatives to sell our branded eyewear collections. We are looking for dynamic individuals with an...
5 days ago
Warby Parker - Naperville, IL (24 miles from Niles, 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 we're all about-helping people see!...
6 days ago
MyEyeDr - Highland Park, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
7 days ago
MyEyeDr - Grayslake, IL (24 miles from Niles, IL)
entrepreneurial environment. * Ability to multi-task, set priorities and ensure that patient commitments/deadlines are met * Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
8 days ago
Walmart - Cicero, IL (13 miles from Niles, 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...
8 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Niles, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Niles, 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 (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Niles, 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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