Optometrist Jobs in Paola, 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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Target Optical - Olathe, KS (21 miles from Paola, KS)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
1 day ago
Target Optical - Overland Park, KS (19 miles from Paola, KS)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
1 day ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Olathe, KS (21 miles from Paola, 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....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Overland Park, KS (19 miles from Paola, KS)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Paola, KS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Belton, MO (23 miles from Paola, KS)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Overland Park, KS (19 miles from Paola, KS)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
60+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Overland Park, KS (19 miles from Paola, KS)
Optometrist - Samsing for open roles?...
90+ days ago
VisionWorks - Overland Park, KS (19 miles from Paola, KS)
Optometrist Store 152, Oak Park Mall, Overland Park, Kansas, United States of America Req #14167 Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kansas, is...
90+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Paola, KS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago
Walmart - Overland Park, KS (19 miles from Paola, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Paola, KS

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

$139,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Paola, 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 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 Paola, 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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