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 - Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
1 day ago
Kessler EyeCare - Mission, KS (6 miles from Kansas City, KS)
We offer full scope optometric services with emphasis in contact lenses and treatment / management of ocular disease....
4 days ago
National Vision - Independence, MO (11 miles from Kansas City, KS)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Eyecare Associates Lees Summit - Lees Summit, MO (20 miles from Kansas City, KS)
, post op care, dry eye evaluations and chronic disease management....
14 days ago
Target Optical - Olathe, KS (19 miles from Kansas City, KS)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
15 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
15 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....
15 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....
15 days ago
Lees Summit Family Eyecare - Blue Springs, MO (19 miles from Kansas City, KS)
staff What Youll Do Perform excellent, comprehensive eye exams Treat, diagnose, and manage ocular conditions Explain eye health, eyewear, and prescription terminology to patients Demonstrate exceptional...
24 days ago
Warby Parker - Kansas City, MO (1 mile from Kansas City, KS)
What youll do: Perform excellent comprehensive eye exams in accordance with Warby Parkers protocol and standards of care Ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions...
30+ days ago
Hero Practice Services - Kansas City, KS
MISSION OF THE ROLE:_ __ The Optometrist's mission is to provide preventive and restorative eye care for all patients, diagnosing and treating vision-related symptoms as well instructing staff on how...
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Merriam, KS (6 miles from Kansas City, KS)
Optometrist Store 226, Merriam Town Center, Merriam, Kansas, United States of America Req #20878 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kansas, is...
45+ days ago
LensCrafters - Independence, MO (11 miles from Kansas City, KS)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
45+ days ago
Target Optical - Kansas City, MO (1 mile from Kansas City, KS)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
45+ days ago
LensCrafters - Kansas City, MO (1 mile from Kansas City, KS)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Kansas City, KS

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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 (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • 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 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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