Optician Jobs in Rockford, 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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Eyeglass World - Rockford, IL
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
12 days ago
America's Best - Machesney Park, IL (6 miles from Rockford, 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....
18 days ago
America's Best - Rockford, 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....
18 days ago
National Vision - Rockford, 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,...
19 days ago
Best in Sight - Freeport, IL (24 miles from Rockford, IL)
Optician Duties & Responsibilities Helping with frame selection, education on lens choices and coatings. Measure single vision, bifocal and progressive glasses prescriptions....
24 days ago
Shopko Optical - Freeport, IL (24 miles from Rockford, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our team in Freeport, IL! On the job training provided. Full-time and Part-time opportunities available....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Rockford, 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
Walmart - Rockford, 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 - Freeport, IL (24 miles from Rockford, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our teams in the Freeport Area! On the job training provided. Part-time and Full-time opportunities available....
45+ days ago
Shopko Optical - Beloit, WI (16 miles from Rockford, 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 Rockford, 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 Rockford, IL

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

$39,371

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Rockford, 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 Rockford, 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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