Optician Jobs in Illinois

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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Luxottica Group - Arlington Heights, IL
Requisition ID: 312985 Store # : 004657 Target Optical Position: Full-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
13 hours ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Collinsville, IL
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
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10 hours ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Waterloo, IL
A Retail Sales Associate, Optical is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists. They take into account patient's facial features,...
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2 days ago
RIP CURL / SD EYES - Chicago, IL
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
3 hours ago
Warby Parker - Naperville, 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!...
2 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Champaign, IL
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
13 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Chicago, IL
Requisition ID: 312623 Store # : 004914 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...
13 hours ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Granite City, IL
A Retail Sales Associate, Optical is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists. They take into account patient's facial features,...
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2 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Highland, IL
A Retail Sales Associate, Optical is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists. They take into account patient's facial features,...
Direct Apply

2 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Shiloh, IL
A Retail Sales Associate, Optical is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists. They take into account patient's facial features,...
Direct Apply

2 days ago
America's Best - Dekalb, 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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Luxottica Group - Schaumburg, IL
Requisition ID: 313067 Store # : 002167 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...
13 hours ago
America's Best - Vernon Hills, 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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8 hours ago America's Best
Eye To Eye Careers - Niles, IL 60714, IL
Our Mission: To advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry....
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12 hours ago Eye To Eye Careers
Clarkson Eyecare - Edwardsville, IL
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
Direct Apply

10 hours ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Illinois

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Illinois as reported by the BLS.

$40,722

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.8%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • 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 Illinois
  • 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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