Optometrist Jobs in Elgin, 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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GPAC - Arlington Heights, IL (14 miles from Elgin, IL)
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
3 days ago
National Vision - McHenry, IL (23 miles from Elgin, IL)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
GPAC - Downers Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Job Description: As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses...
2 days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Vernon Hills, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
1 day ago
Walmart / Sam's - Crystal Lake, IL (18 miles from Elgin, IL)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
1 day ago
GPAC - Elgin, IL
Income Productivity Bonuses Full Executive Level Benefits Package Paid Relocation Background Requirements Doctorate in Optometry Atleast 1 Year Experience Knowledge of Basic Eye Exams/Practices Ability...
3 days ago
GPAC - Aurora, IL (15 miles from Elgin, IL)
Income Productivity Bonuses Full Executive Level Benefits Package Paid Relocation Background Requirements Doctorate in Optometry Atleast 1 Year Experience Knowledge of Basic Eye Exams/Practices Ability...
4 days ago
GPAC - Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Income Productivity Bonuses Full Executive Level Benefits Package Offer Full Relocation Background Requirements Doctorate in Optometry Atleast 1 Year Experience Knowledge of Basic Eye Exams/Practices...
4 days ago
GPAC - Schaumburg, IL (7 miles from Elgin, IL)
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-and...
4 days ago
National Vision - Niles, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
VSP Global - Buffalo Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
The practice specializes in comprehensive eye care, ocular diseases treatment and management, specialty contact lenses, and surgical co-management....
11 days ago
National Vision - Elgin, IL
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
National Vision - Downers Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
Pearle Vision - Lake Zurich, IL (16 miles from Elgin, IL)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
13 days ago
LensCrafters - Lincolnwood, IL (24 miles from Elgin, IL)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
20 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Elgin, IL

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

$124,430

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Elgin, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Elgin, 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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