Optometrist Jobs in Iowa

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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The Luxottica Group - Des Moines, IA
Pearle's vision of genuine eye care Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....
1 day ago
The Eye Group - Dubuque, IA
This position would be best for someone who has contact lens training or is open to increasing their skills in contact lens. Generous salary and benefits offered and no on call hours or weekends....
6 hours ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Cedar Rapids, 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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3 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
MADOPTICAL - Council Bluffs, IA
A great opportunity for new grads and experienced optometrists alike. Enjoy the best of both worlds at a corporate practice with an independent feel....
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4 days ago MADOPTICAL
The Eye Group - Davenport, IA
Perform daily comprehensive eye exams on a high patient volume....
5 days ago
Medical Associates Clinic, PC - Dubuque, IA
Comprehensive, Retina, Glaucoma, Cornea, Oculo-plastics, Optical, Contact lens and Pediatric and Adult Strabismus Services. Laser refractive surgery is performed in the department....
5 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC - Dubuque, IA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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5 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Davenport, IA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
7 days ago
The Eye Group - Des Moines, IA
The position is mainly primary eye exams and the prescription of vision devices. For more information on this or other opportunities nationwide, contact or visit us at (link removed)....
9 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Council Bluffs, IA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
10 days ago
Walmart - Council Bluffs, IA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
10 days ago
Wolfe Eye Clinic - Sac City, IA
cataract and other surgery patients, as well as contact lens services....
10 days ago
Wolfe Eye Clinic - Webster City, IA
cataract and other surgery patients, as well as contact lens services....
11 days ago
Vision Care Clinic - Sioux City, IA
Full time or part time private practice optometry opening in Sioux City, Iowa. Vision Care Clinic, PC is a private practice group with 10 offices and 8 doctors in western Iowa....
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11 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC - Davenport, IA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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12 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC

Demographic Data for Iowa

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Iowa

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

$130,160

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Iowa 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
  • 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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