Optometrist Jobs in Chicago, 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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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Cicero, IL (6 miles from Chicago, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
LensCrafters - Lincolnwood, IL (8 miles from Chicago, IL)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
2 days ago
imatters - Niles, IL (11 miles from Chicago, IL)
Your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Maintain detailed patient records regarding diagnosis...
1 day ago
The University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
The University of Chicago's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science is seeking a part-time optometrist with expertise in contact lenses, including specialty lenses such as rigid gas permeable...
3 days ago
Luxottica Group - Orland Park, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
3 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Chicago, IL
About the Position Our practice is heavily focused on treating ocular diseases so we are in search of a skilled, empathetic, and compassionate optometrist open to practice in a nursing home setting....
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7 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Pearle Vision - Villa Park, IL (16 miles from Chicago, IL)
As a Pearle Vision Optometrist, you'll be part of a patient-oriented team that provides convenient, caring, and personalized eye care....
8 days ago
National Vision - Hammond, IN (19 miles from Chicago, IL)
Job Description A great patient experience starts with our Optometrists giving a comprehensive eye exam. Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
9 days ago
LensCrafters - Chicago Ridge, IL (14 miles from Chicago, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
10 days ago
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
The appointee will provide optometric care at the department's clinical sites, performing contact lens fittings and follow-up care as well as comprehensive optometry....
10 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Chicago, IL
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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11 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
LensCrafters - Chicago, IL
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
11 days ago
Luxottica - Chicago, IL
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
12 days ago
Senior Eye Associates - Chicago, IL
Senior Eye Associates is hiring a part time optometrist with the potential to move to a full time position....
14 days ago
Dupage Medical Group - Downers Grove, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
Routine eye exams will be performed with prescriptions for glasses provided (vision insurance will not be billed)....
15 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Chicago, IL

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

$124,430

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Chicago, 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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