Optometrist Jobs in Evanston, 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 - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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....
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1 day ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
SharpeVision Modern LASIK - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Develops positive optometrist-patient relationships. 3. Evaluates patients for LASIK or other refractive surgery and makes recommendations as to treatment options to the Ophthalmologist. 4....
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4 days ago SharpeVision Modern LASIK
VSP Global - Buffalo Grove, IL (15 miles from Evanston, IL)
The practice specializes in comprehensive eye care, ocular diseases treatment and management, specialty contact lenses, and surgical co-management....
6 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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....
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10 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Elmhurst, IL (16 miles from Evanston, 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....
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10 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Cicero, IL (15 miles from Evanston, 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....
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10 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Niles, IL (5 miles from Evanston, 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....
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10 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Walmart - Vernon Hills, IL (18 miles from Evanston, IL)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
11 days ago
Walmart - Vernon Hills, IL (18 miles from Evanston, IL)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
13 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Downers Grove, IL (23 miles from Evanston, 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....
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13 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Pearle Vision - Norridge, IL (8 miles from Evanston, IL)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
17 days ago
LensCrafters - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
18 days ago
Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
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...
20 days ago
Corporate practice - Downers Grove, IL (23 miles from Evanston, IL)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
25 days ago
AEG Vision - Barrington, IL (24 miles from Evanston, IL)
The optometrist will conduct eye exams for Acuity Eyecare group and strive to practice to the full capacity of their license....
25 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Evanston, IL

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

$124,430

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Evanston, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • 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 Evanston, 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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