Optometrist Jobs in Oak Lawn, 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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Optometrist - IL, Chicago - 834 - FT - Employed

  • VisionWorks
  • Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 2 days ago
The Role: The Optometrist (OD ) is simply the best-of-the best in the field of optometry....

Optometrist

  • VisionWorks
  • Chicago Ridge, IL (1 mile from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 2 days ago
of eye care services in Illinois, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our Chicago Ridge location!...

Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Forest Park, IL (11 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 4 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Forest Park, IL (11 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 4 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Schererville, IN (22 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 4 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 4 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Hodgkins, IL (6 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 6 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Indiana PC
  • Schererville, IN (22 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 6 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist - IN, Highland - 864 - AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Highland, IN (19 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 6 days ago
affiliate of Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Indiana, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our HIGHLAND, IN location....

Doctor Of Optometry

  • Pearle Vision
  • Villa Park, IL (16 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 8 days ago
As a Pearle Vision Optometrist, youll be part of a patient-oriented team that provides convenient, caring, and personalized eye care....

Doctor Of Optometry

  • Pearle Vision
  • Elmhurst, IL (15 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 8 days ago
As a Pearle Vision Optometrist, youll be part of a patient-oriented team that provides convenient, caring, and personalized eye care....

Doctor Of Optometry

  • Pearle Vision
  • Orland Park, IL (7 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 8 days ago
As a Pearle Vision Optometrist, youll be part of a patient-oriented team that provides convenient, caring, and personalized eye care....

Optometrist

  • Lenscrafters Incorporated
  • Calumet City, IL (12 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 10 days ago
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....

Optometrist

  • Illinois Eye Associates
  • Manhattan, IL (24 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 10 days ago
care emergencies Optometrist Job Requirements & Qualifications Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)...

Optometrist

  • Family Eye Professionals
  • Chicago Ridge, IL (1 mile from Oak Lawn, IL)
  • 11 days ago
Looking for Doctors to add to our growing practice! Hours 10-3pm daily. Closed Sunday. Flexible schedule, great staff, high end clinic with wonderful easy to use EHR system and staff that...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Oak Lawn, IL

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Oak Lawn, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • 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 Oak Lawn, IL
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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