Optometrist Jobs in Buffalo Grove, 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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Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Gurnee, IL (14 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist- Schaumburg, IL- Target Optical

  • Luxottica Group
  • Schaumburg, IL (11 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 1 day ago
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist

  • Target Optical
  • Schaumburg, IL (11 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 8 hours ago
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Chicago, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • McHenry, IL (20 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Forest Park, IL (21 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Forest Park, IL (21 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 2 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist - IL, Chicago - 834 - FT - Employed

  • VisionWorks
  • Chicago, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 6 hours ago
The Role: The Optometrist (OD ) is simply the best-of-the best in the field of optometry....

Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Gurnee, IL (14 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 4 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • McHenry, IL (20 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 4 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • McHenry, IL (20 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 4 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Doctor Of Optometry

  • Pearle Vision
  • Villa Park, IL (20 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 6 days ago
As a Pearle Vision Optometrist, youll be part of a patient-oriented team that provides convenient, caring, and personalized eye care....

Doctor Of Optometry

  • Pearle Vision
  • Elmhurst, IL (19 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 6 days ago
As a Pearle Vision Optometrist, youll be part of a patient-oriented team that provides convenient, caring, and personalized eye care....

Optometrist- Schaumburg, IL- LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • Schaumburg, IL (11 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 11 days ago
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....

Doctor Of Optometry - Work Remotely - Licensed

  • Digitaloptometrics
  • Chicago, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
  • 12 days ago
This remote experience supports added flexibility for Optometrists and expanded options for patients to schedule an eye exam. We are actively seeking Illinois state licensed Optometrists....
Remote Work

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Buffalo Grove, IL

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Buffalo Grove, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • 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 Buffalo Grove, IL
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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