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....
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2 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC
Eye to Eye Careers - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Job Description: Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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3 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
LensCrafters - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
4 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Papillion, NE (12 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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8 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
GPAC - Papillion, NE (12 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-...
11 days ago
LensCrafters - Papillion, NE (12 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
14 days ago
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
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....
20 days ago
Bellevue, NE (7 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-...
20 days ago
Pearle Vision - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
30+ days ago
Private practice - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
disease Perform vision tests and analyze results Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications Recommend or provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation (brand specific...
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Optometrist Store 146, Oak View Mall, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America Req #19475 Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Nebraska, is hiring...
30+ 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....
30+ days ago
Walmart - 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....
45+ days ago
Walmart - Council Bluffs, IA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
60+ days ago

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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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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Council Bluffs, IA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.4%)
  • 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 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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