Optometrist Jobs in Leawood, 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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Sam's Club - Kansas City, KS (10 miles from Leawood, KS)
In addition to routine eye exams, you'll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
17 hours ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Independence, MO (15 miles from Leawood, KS)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Leawood, 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
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Leawood, KS)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Eye to Eye Careers - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Leawood, 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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9 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Cerner - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Leawood, KS)
experience, including: 1+ years of Direct patient care work experience 7+ years of Higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job including: Doctorate in Optometry...
11 days ago
Cerner Corporation - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Leawood, KS)
Join us in a part time (24 hours/week) Optometrist role for our on-site health center at the Carpenters Union in Kansas City....
11 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Gardner, KS (20 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Olathe, KS (11 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Merriam, KS (5 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Blue Springs, MO (18 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Gladstone, MO (17 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Overland Park, KS (11 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Grain Valley, MO (21 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Lees Summit, MO (14 miles from Leawood, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Leawood, KS

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

$139,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Leawood, KS offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Leawood, 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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