Optometrist Jobs in Kansas 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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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Raytown, MO (8 miles from Kansas City, KS)
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
3 days ago
VSP Global - Kansas City, MO (1 mile from Kansas City, KS)
Cerner has an excellent full-time Optometrist position to serve the Carpenters Union in Kansas City....
1 day ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Independence, MO (11 miles from Kansas City, KS)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
VSP Global - Kansas City, MO (1 mile from Kansas City, KS)
Nearest Major Market: Kansas City Job Segment: Optometry, Special Medicine, Patient Care, Diabetes, Healthcare...
3 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Kansas City, MO (1 mile from Kansas City, KS)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Kansas City, Missouri to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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6 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
GPAC - Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, KS)
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-...
6 days ago
GPAC - Shawnee, KS (7 miles from Kansas City, KS)
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-...
6 days ago
GPAC - Olathe, KS (19 miles from Kansas City, KS)
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-...
6 days ago
Target Optical - Lees Summit, MO (20 miles from Kansas City, KS)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
9 days ago
Corporate practice - Lees Summit, MO (20 miles from Kansas City, KS)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Lees Summit, MO (20 miles from Kansas City, KS)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
11 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Kansas City, MO (1 mile from Kansas City, KS)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Direct Apply

11 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Wal-Mart - Kansas City, KS
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
12 days ago
Luxottica - Shawnee Mission, KS (6 miles from Kansas City, KS)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
14 days ago
Target Optical - Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, KS)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
17 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Kansas City, KS

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

$139,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Kansas City, KS 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 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 Kansas 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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