Optometric Technician Jobs in Chicago, IL

These eye care professionals perform a variety of tasks to assist the optometrist in vision assessment and corrective procedures. An optometric technician’s job description may also involve recording patient medical histories and preparing patients for eye exams as well as assisting with eye exercises and vision therapy.

The median salary for an optometric technician is $29,382 according to Payscale, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects faster than average job growth for medical assistants in general at 15%+ through 2026.

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MyEyeDr - Des Plaines, IL (15 miles from Chicago, IL)
The optometric technician position will be responsible for prescreening the patient, performing any special tests....
19 hours ago
Lawrence Eye Care - Chicago, IL
Measuring visual acuities, intraocular pressures, keratometry, refraction and pachymetry. Scribe in electronic medical records format to document the patient visit and examination....
9 days ago
Pearle Vision - Orland Park, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)
Job Information Pearle Vision Optometric Technician in Orland Park, Illinois About Us:The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you'll receive excellent compensation...
11 days ago
Luxottica Group - Calumet City, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
20 days ago
America's Best - Forest Park, IL (8 miles from Chicago, IL)
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
21 days ago
Luxottica Group - Orland Park, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
22 days ago
America's Best - Chicago, IL
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
28 days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Chicago, IL

This is the average annual salary for Optometric Technician jobs in Chicago, IL as reported by the BLS.

$30,494

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • 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 Optometric Technicians in Chicago, 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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