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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Luxottica Group - Lincoln, IL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
2 days ago
Eyeglass World - Peoria, IL
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....
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Luxottica Group - South Elgin, IL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
22 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Springfield, IL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
22 hours ago
Divihn Integration Incorporated - Chicago, IL
Optical Technician II Company: DivIHN Integration Inc Location: Fairport Posted on: January 23, 2021 Job Description: DivIHN (pronounced Divine) is a nationally-recognized Business Technology...
2 days ago
Walmart - Chicago, IL
Optometric Technician certification or license (or equivalent requirement in state where Walmart Health Center is located 1 year's experience using optical pre-testing equipment (for example, auto-refraction...
4 days ago
Luxottica Group - Calumet City, IL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
8 days ago
Luxottica Group - Orland Park, IL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
9 days ago
Morton, IL
Growing optometrist office seeking full / part time optical staff position(s). We are looking for a highly motivated person to compliment our staff and be an important part of our optometric...
15 days ago
VisionWorks - Joliet, IL
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
21 days ago
Luxottica Group - Joliet, IL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
30+ days ago
National Vision - Cicero, IL
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
45+ days ago
National Vision - Fairview Heights, IL
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
45+ days ago
National Vision - Orland Park, IL
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
60+ days ago
National Vision - Champaign, IL
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Illinois

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Illinois

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

$29,514

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.9%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

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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