Optometrist Jobs in Godfrey, 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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Target Optical - Saint Louis, MO (22 miles from Godfrey, IL)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
1 day ago
EyeCare Partners - Collinsville, IL (23 miles from Godfrey, IL)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
4 days ago
EyeCare Partners - Alton, IL (5 miles from Godfrey, IL)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
4 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Saint Charles, MO (13 miles from Godfrey, IL)
surgery, dry eye and low vision services....
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6 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye Care Partners - Saint Louis, MO (22 miles from Godfrey, IL)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
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8 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye Care Partners - Godfrey, IL
We aim to hire the best staff to support our compassionate and self-motivated Optometrists....
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8 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye Care Partners - Alton, IL (5 miles from Godfrey, IL)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
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8 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye Care Partners - Collinsville, IL (23 miles from Godfrey, IL)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
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8 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye Care Partners - Granite City, IL (17 miles from Godfrey, IL)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
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8 days ago Eye Care Partners
Crown Vision Center-Mackenzie Point - Saint Louis, MO (22 miles from Godfrey, IL)
Recommended Skills Eyes Diseases And Disorders Optometry Refractive Surgery Contact Lenses Rehabilitations...
11 days ago
Omni Med Medical Services - Saint Louis, MO (22 miles from Godfrey, IL)
Duties may include: Eye Exams and Eye Care Diagnose sight problems Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, prescription dispensing, and/or medications Evaluate patients for presence of disease such as...
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12 days ago Omni Med Medical Services
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Jerseyville, IL (10 miles from Godfrey, IL)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
16 days ago
LensCrafters - Saint Louis, MO (22 miles from Godfrey, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
17 days ago
Cerner - Saint Louis, MO (22 miles from Godfrey, IL)
completed higher education, including: 1 year of direct patient care work experience 7 years of higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job: Doctorate in Optometry...
17 days ago
EyeCare Partners - Saint Louis, MO (22 miles from Godfrey, IL)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
18 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Godfrey, IL

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

$110,810

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Godfrey, 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 Godfrey, 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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