Average Optician with Customer Service Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$14.70
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$203
Bonus
$6,800
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an Optician with Customer Service skills in Chicago, Illinois is $14.70.
10%
$11.66
10%
$14.70
50%
$21.12
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.70
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Bonus
$101 - $3,500
Commission
$0 - $6,800
Total Pay
$24,755 - $46,095

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Job Description for Optician

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Optician. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Optician
Optical Manager (Eye Care)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Optician Job Listings

Popular Skills for Optician

Skills in Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Optometry, Billing, Insurance and Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Optician

An early career Optician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.87 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Optician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.48 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Optician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.42 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Optician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 46.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (24.4% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (19.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (5.3% less), Houston, Texas (2.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
34.7%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
10.2%