Avg. Salary
$13.76
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Optometric Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $13.76 per hour.

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Job Description for Optometric Technician

Optometrists help clients maintain sharp, accurate eyesight, and optometric assistants help optometrists in a variety of tasks and ensure their office's operations run smoothly and efficiently. It is often the optometric assistant who performs much of the preparatory work for examinations, a series of duties that includes the maintenance and calibration of vision testing equipment, the application of various pre-examination tests for incoming patients, and clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, distributing prescribed items, and performing general maintenance (including cleaning and sanitizing the office and examination room).

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Optometric Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Optometric Technician

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
86%

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 40%