Optometrist Jobs in Wheeling, 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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Dr. Tanya Le & Associates @ Target Optical - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Seeking energetic and motivated Full Time OD at Target Optical in Shorewood, IL. Revolution EHR, OD Tech assistant, and Optos Retinal Imaging in place. We offer different employment packages that...
20 hours ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, 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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3 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
prior experience providing eye care in a hospital or academic setting....
5 days ago
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
The appointee will provide optometric care at the department's clinical sites, performing contact lens fittings and follow-up care as well as comprehensive optometry....
6 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Elgin, IL (17 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Gurnee, IL (17 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Target Optical - St Charles, IL (23 miles from Wheeling, IL)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 days ago
LensCrafters - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
7 days ago
Luxottica - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
9 days ago
Private Practice - Crystal Lake, IL (22 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Perform eye exams and analyze test results. Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases, such as glaucoma. Prescribe eyeglasses and medications....
9 days ago
Senior Eye Associates - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Senior Eye Associates is hiring a part time optometrist with the potential to move to a full time position....
10 days ago
Dupage Medical Group - Downers Grove, IL (22 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Routine eye exams will be performed with prescriptions for glasses provided (vision insurance will not be billed)....
11 days ago
Luxottica Group - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Wheeling, IL)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
15 days ago
Walmart - Zion, IL (22 miles from Wheeling, IL)
(for example, Optometrist, Clinic Staff) to increase understanding of optometric standards under the guidance of Associate Doctor of Optometry....
18 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Wheeling, IL

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

$124,430

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Wheeling, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Wheeling, 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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