Optometrist Jobs in Merrillville, IN

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

  • Private practice
  • Gary, IN
  • 1 day ago

Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Exposure Do what you love - A doctor at our practice will the opportunity to practice full-scope optometry ranging from general eye care needs to specialty areas such...

Optometrist

  • Pearle Vision
  • Midlothian, IL
  • 6 days ago

Pearles vision of genuine eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Indiana PC
  • Schererville, IN
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Dooctor Of Optometry

  • Vision Quest Eye Clinics
  • Merrillville, IN
  • 11 days ago

care, or you’re an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our practice....

Optometrist - IL, Calumet City - 817 - FT - Employed

  • VisionWorks
  • Calumet City, IL
  • 17 days ago

The Role: The Optometrist (OD ) is simply the best-of-the best in the field of optometry....

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

  • Visionworks
  • Highland, IN
  • 24 days ago

First Impressions Optometric Associates, an 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....

(USA) Independent Optometrist

  • Walmart
  • Merrillville, IN
  • 26 days ago

... What you'll do... Live our Values Culture Champion Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmarts commitment to communities,...

Optometrist - IN, Merrillville - 832 - AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Merrillville, IN
  • 27 days ago

Optometric Associates, an affiliate of Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Indiana, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our Merrillville, IN location....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Richton Park, IL
  • 30+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

SVS Vision - Doctor of Optometry - Merrillville, IN

  • SVS Vision
  • Merrillville, IN
  • 60+ days ago

This is a terrific opportunity for enthusiastic individuals looking to practice optometry in a professional environment....

Independent Optometrist Walmart

  • Walmart
  • Country Club Hills, IL
  • 60+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Usa Associate Optometrist - Walmart

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Richton Park, IL
  • 90+ days ago

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......

Independent Optometrist Walmart

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Richton Park, IL
  • 90+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Demographic Data for Merrillville, IN

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Merrillville, IN

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Merrillville, IN offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Merrillville, IN
  • 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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