Optometrist Jobs in Junction City, KS

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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EyeCare Partners - Herington, KS (23 miles from Junction City, KS)
and sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
18 hours ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Fort Riley, KS (6 miles from Junction City, KS)
Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
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2 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Eye Care Partners - Herington, KS (23 miles from Junction City, KS)
and sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
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5 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye Care Partners - Manhattan, KS (16 miles from Junction City, KS)
and sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
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6 days ago Eye Care Partners
EyeCare Partners - Manhattan, KS (16 miles from Junction City, KS)
and sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
28 days ago
Walmart - Junction City, KS
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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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Junction City, KS

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

$117,840

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Junction City, KS offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • 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 Junction City, KS
  • 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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