Optometrist Jobs in Joliet, 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 - Wheaton, IL (22 miles from Joliet, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Luxottica Group - Burr Ridge, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
1 day ago
GPAC - Naperville, IL (16 miles from Joliet, 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-...
4 days ago
GPAC - Joliet, 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-...
4 days ago
Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, 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-...
5 days ago
Eyeland Optical - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
The staff at Eyeland Optical are all trained to pre-test and assist you. This is an opportunity for an Optometrist who enjoys working for a private optical....
10 days ago
Target Optical - Shorewood, IL
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
10 days ago
The Eye Group - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Comprehensive eye care practice looking for an experienced optometrist to provide superb primary & medical eye care....
23 days ago
Dupage Medical Group - Tinley Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: examine patient's eyes to diagnose vision problems and eye diseases refract in Plus Cylinder and prescribe spherical, toric, and multifocal soft contact lenses...
23 days ago
Target Optical - Lemont, IL (16 miles from Joliet, IL)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
Teri Grey - Lisle, IL (18 miles from Joliet, IL)
If you have interest in full time or part time please respond for more details and connect with the hiring Optometrist....
30+ days ago
LensCrafters - Joliet, IL
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
45+ days ago
LensCrafters - Orland Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
45+ days ago
VisionWorks - Joliet, IL
Optometrist Store 824, WestRetail Field Louis Joliet Mall, Joliet, Illinois, United States of America Req #18098 Thursday, May 20, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services...
60+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Shorewood, IL
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Joliet, IL

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

$124,430

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Joliet, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational 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 Joliet, 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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