Optometrist Jobs in River Forest, 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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Lyons Family Eye Care - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Lyons Family Eye Care continues to grow and we are looking for a passionate and energetic associate to join the team.Experience with pediatrics and binocular vision is a must as our specialty care continues...
2 days ago
Walmart - Hodgkins, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
2 days ago
LensCrafters - Chicago Ridge, IL (13 miles from River Forest, 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
Pearle Vision - Midlothian, IL (18 miles from River Forest, IL)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
1 day ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Cicero, IL (4 miles from River Forest, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Aria Care Partners - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
3 days ago
EYE Q OPTIQUE - Buffalo Grove, IL (20 miles from River Forest, IL)
Additionally, staff does fundus photography, OCT, and visual field tests. Our experienced staff makes it easy for you to focus on quality patient care....
4 days ago
Walmart - Hodgkins, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
6 days ago
Optical Express Group - Elgin, IL (22 miles from River Forest, IL)
From specialised refractive surgery pre and post-operative care to routine eye and contact lens examinations, no other UK optical business can offer you the same clinical diversity and opportunities...
7 days ago
Luxottica - Calumet City, IL (23 miles from River Forest, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
8 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
About the Position Our practice is heavily focused on treating ocular diseases so we are in search of a skilled, empathetic, and compassionate optometrist open to practice in a nursing home setting....
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9 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
LensCrafters - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
9 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Elgin, IL (22 miles from River Forest, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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11 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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11 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in River Forest, IL

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

$124,430

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in River Forest, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 River Forest, 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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