How much does an Optician make in Illinois? The average Optician salary in Illinois is $48,313 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $44,638 and $58,261. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Job Description for Optician

Optician measures and fits contact lenses and eyeglass frames based on prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. Takes precision measurements of eyes using pupilometer and other devices to ensure proper fit of eyeglasses or contact lenses. Being an Optician assists and advises customers in selecting frames based on their prescription, lifestyle needs, and style preferences. Inspects lenses for quality, fits and adjusts eyewear, and repairs eyewear as needed. Additionally, Optician instructs customer on correct eyeglass and contact lens care and maintenance. Processes work orders and sales. May oversee trainees or student opticians. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a high school diploma. Requires applicable license. Typically reports to a Manager or Head of a Unit/Department. Optician's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Cicero, IL Avg. Salary $49,866 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Mount Prospect, IL Avg. Salary $49,696 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Abingdon, IL Avg. Salary $44,587 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Adair, IL Avg. Salary $45,157 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Addieville, IL Avg. Salary $45,942 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Addison, IL Avg. Salary $49,696 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Akin, IL Avg. Salary $44,181 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Albany, IL Avg. Salary $43,729 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Albers, IL Avg. Salary $45,942 Date Updated May 28, 2020
Location Albion, IL Avg. Salary $43,200 Date Updated May 28, 2020
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