Optometrist Jobs in Alton, IL

Optometrists are doctors of optometry (ODs) whose primary responsibilities are to diagnose, treat, and prevent problems related to eyes and sight. These eye care experts also perform vision tests and analyze results to identify anomalies and recommend treatment such as corrective lenses or medication. Their job descriptions may also include performing minor eye-related surgery and providing patient care before and after larger procedures.

The median salary for an optometrist is $106,140, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 15%+ through 2026.

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Eye Care Partners - Florissant, MO (15 miles from Alton, IL)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
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1 day ago Eye Care Partners
Eye to Eye Careers - Alton, IL
Job Description: Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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4 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Omni Med Medical Services - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Duties may include: Eye Exams and Eye Care Diagnose sight problems Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, prescription dispensing, and/or medications Evaluate patients for presence of disease such as...
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5 days ago Omni Med Medical Services
Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Evaluates and treats patients including: refractive exams contact lens fitting and dispensing emergency exams evaluation and management of medical diseases of the...
7 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Fairview Heights, IL (24 miles from Alton, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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8 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Eye Care Partners - Granite City, IL (14 miles from Alton, IL)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
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8 days ago Eye Care Partners
LensCrafters - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
9 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Collinsville, IL (19 miles from Alton, IL)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
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11 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye to Eye Careers - Edwardsville, IL (11 miles from Alton, IL)
Responsibilities & Duties of the Optometrist (Eye Doctor) Perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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11 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of St. Louis, Missouri to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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11 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
About the Position Our Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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11 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
CareSTL Health is seeking a Board Certified Optometrist to perform eye exams to determine the nature and degree of vision problem or eye disease and prescribes corrective lenses and/or procedures....
17 days ago
EyeCare Partners - Collinsville, IL (19 miles from Alton, IL)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
23 days ago
Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Evaluates and treats patients including: * refractive exams * contact lens fitting and dispensing * emergency exams * evaluation and management of medical diseases of the eye 2....
30+ days ago
Clarkson EyeCare - Granite City, IL (14 miles from Alton, IL)
Full Scope Medical Optometrist Full-time About Our Company Clarkson EyeCare is a team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Alton, IL

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Alton, IL as reported by the BLS.

$110,810

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Alton, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (2.6%)
  • Some College (0.5%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometrists in Alton, IL
  • None (59.1%)
  • 1-2 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (13.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 10+ years (4.5%)

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