Optometrist Jobs in Iowa City, 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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Eye to Eye Careers - Cedar Rapids, IA (23 miles from Iowa City, IA)
Responsibilities & Duties of the Optometrist (Eye Doctor) Perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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4 hours ago Eye to Eye Careers
Walmart - Cedar Rapids, IA (23 miles from Iowa City, IA)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
17 days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Cedar Rapids, IA (23 miles from Iowa City, IA)
Responsibilities The Optometrist will provide general optometry services to the residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities within an assigned territory....
19 days ago
LensCrafters - Cedar Rapids, IA (23 miles from Iowa City, IA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
21 days ago
University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA
) in Contact Lens and Primary Eye Care.Education Requirement:Doctor of Optometry.Applicants must have graduated from a fully accredited optometrist residency.Required Qualifications:Eligible for licensure...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Cedar Rapids, IA (23 miles from Iowa City, IA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Cedar Rapids, IA (23 miles from Iowa City, IA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Iowa City, IA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Iowa City, IA

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

$130,160

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Iowa City, IA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Iowa City, 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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