Optometrist Jobs in Council Bluffs, 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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Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC - Council Bluffs, IA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
National Vision - Papillion, NE (12 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Target Optical - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Excellent opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry looking for a flexible schedule and great practice experience....
18 days ago
University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/24/2020 Position Summary The candidate will be expected to perform routine eye exams, vision therapy, spectacle lenses, and contact lenses....
21 days ago
Warby Parker - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
What youll do: Perform excellent comprehensive eye exams in accordance with Warby Parkers protocol and standards of care Ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions...
28 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Papillion, NE (12 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
29 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
29 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Glenwood, IA (16 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
29 days ago
Target Optical - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
30+ days ago
Visionworks - Papillion, NE (12 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Nebraska, is hiring Optometrists in our PAPILLION (Omaha) location - we have FULL TIME and PART TIME opportunities available....
30+ days ago
GPAC - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, 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-and...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
30+ days ago
Aria Care Partners - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Omaha, NE (9 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Excellent opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry looking for a flexible schedule and great practice experience....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Council Bluffs, IA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Council Bluffs, IA

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

$105,130

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Council Bluffs, IA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.5%)
  • 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 Council Bluffs, 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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