Optometrist Jobs in Portage, 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

  • Corporate practice
  • Schererville, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 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
  • Valparaiso, IN (13 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 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

  • Doctor's Exchange of Indiana PC
  • Valparaiso, IN (13 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 6 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Indiana PC
  • Schererville, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 6 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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

  • VisionWorks
  • Merrillville, IN (10 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 6 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 - IN, Highland - 864 - AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Highland, IN (14 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 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....

Dooctor Of Optometry

  • Vision Quest Eye Clinics
  • Merrillville, IN (10 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 8 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

  • Lenscrafters Incorporated
  • Calumet City, IL (19 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 10 days ago
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....

Optometrist - Calumet City, IL - LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • Calumet City, IL (19 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 13 days ago
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....

Optometrist

  • LTF Eye Clinics
  • Valparaiso, IN (13 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 25 days ago
Our ODs perform full eye exams, fit contact lenses (soft, GP, scleral, hybrid), treat infections and inflammations, remove foreign bodies, and perform some post-operative duties for our surgeons....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Hammond, IN (17 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 27 days ago
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Gary, IN (8 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 30+ days ago
; delivering routine vision care; educating patients on eye health, including contact lens care, disease state management, and safety factors; recommending appropriate patient follow-up; consulting...

Optometrist

  • GPAC
  • Calumet City, IL (19 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 30+ days ago
care emergencies Optometrist Position & Requirements: Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)...

Independent Optometrist

  • Walmart
  • Michigan City, IN (16 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 30+ days ago
Prescribing, fitting, and adjusting eyeglasses, contacts lenses, and other vision aids....

Independent Optometrist

  • Walmart
  • Hammond, IN (17 miles from Portage, IN)
  • 30+ days ago
Prescribing, fitting, and adjusting eyeglasses, contacts lenses, and other vision aids....

Demographic Data for Portage, IN

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Portage, IN

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Portage, IN offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Portage, 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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