Optometric Technician Jobs in Illinois

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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Contact Lens Specialist

  • America's Best
  • Tinley Park, IL
  • 2 days ago
Optimizes the contact lens department to ensure efficiency and compliance with companys policies and operational guidelines. Educates clients on proper contact lens and eyeglass care....

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica
  • Chicago, IL
  • 2 days ago
lens trial orders, ensure no expired contacts and maintain the contact lens room in a neat, orderly and free of clutter. + Utilize the CIAO system for inputting customer/patient data, insurance information...
Optometry Technician (Live & Work in Germany) Company: Location: Chicago, IL Post Date: August 02, 2022 Job Status: Full-Time Description: Sterling Medical - Recruiting for Optometry Technician's...

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Peoria, IL
  • 5 days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Cicero, IL
  • 5 days ago
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

Optometric Technician

  • Barrington Eye Care
  • Barrington, IL
  • 7 days ago
Optometric Technician Barrington Eye Care Barrington, IL Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border About the Job Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform...

Optometric Technician

  • Primary Eye Care- West Side
  • Rockford, IL
  • 9 days ago
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • Eyeglass World
  • Peoria, IL
  • 10 days ago
Promotes visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Performs exam pre-screening. Reviews prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifies special needs....

Optometric Technician

  • Elgin Family EyeCare
  • Elgin, IL
  • 11 days ago
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • 11 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Lake Zurich, IL, USA Req #17822 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Park Ridge, IL
  • 12 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Park Ridge, IL, USA Req #17795 Monday, July 25, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Orland Park, IL
  • 12 days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • Eyeglass World
  • Rockford, IL
  • 13 days ago
Promotes visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Performs exam pre-screening. Reviews prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifies special needs....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • 13 days ago
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Crestwood, IL
  • 13 days ago
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

Demographic Data for Illinois

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Illinois

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.2%)
  • Some High School (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometric Technicians 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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