Optometrist Jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA

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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GPAC - Cedar Rapids, IA
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
2 days ago
GPAC - Marion, IA (6 miles from Cedar Rapids, IA)
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
2 days ago
Private practice - Coralville, IA (19 miles from Cedar Rapids, IA)
Exposure: You will gain exposure to a wide range of eye care and vision needs in our full-scope practice with an emphasis on medical optometry....
30+ days ago
University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA (23 miles from Cedar Rapids, IA)
Contact Lens and Primary Eye Care....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Cedar Rapids, IA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
30+ days ago
Target Optical - Cedar Rapids, IA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Coralville, IA (19 miles from Cedar Rapids, IA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
60+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Cedar Rapids, IA
Optometrist - Sams Clubing for open roles?...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Cedar Rapids, IA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA as reported by the BLS.

$130,160

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Cedar Rapids, IA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 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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