Optometrist Jobs in Byron, 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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Visionworks - Rockford, IL (14 miles from Byron, IL)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Illinois, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our ROCKFORD location....
3 days ago
Wexford Health Sources Inc - Dixon, IL (24 miles from Byron, IL)
POSITION SUMMARY The Optometrist is responsible for examining eyes, administering sight tests, giving advice on visual problems and prescribing and fitting glasses or contact lenses....
11 days ago
National Vision - Rockford, IL (14 miles from Byron, IL)
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....
LensCrafters - Machesney Park, IL (20 miles from Byron, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
16 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Rockford, IL (14 miles from Byron, IL)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
18 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Rockford, IL (14 miles from Byron, IL)
Job Description: \* Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
26 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Byron, IL
Job Description: \* Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
28 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Freeport, IL (23 miles from Byron, IL)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
45+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Rockford, IL (14 miles from Byron, IL)
Independent Optometrist - Walmarting for open roles?...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Byron, IL

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

$121,610

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Byron, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • 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 Byron, 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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