Optometrist Jobs in Wichita, 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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Physicians Eyecare Group - Wichita, KS (3 miles from Wichita, KS)
in the United States by having passed Parts I, II and III of the National Board Exam Responsibilities: Eye Exams Contact Lens Refraction Apply now!...
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6 days ago Physicians Eyecare Group
Vision Precision Holdings - Wichita, KS
with a passion for delivering exceptional eye care, then our partner Stanton Optical is the place for you.Learn about current and future career opportunities....
23 days ago
Wichita, KS
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- and post-operative...
30+ days ago
Wichita Optometry - Wichita, KS
, Northeastern State University College of Optometry, Southern College of Optometry, University of Houston College of Optometry Categories: Optometrist, Optometry Preferred Education: Doctorate We are...
45+ days ago
Hero Practice Services - Wichita, 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...
60+ days ago
Walmart - Augusta, KS (16 miles from Wichita, KS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
60+ days ago
Walmart - Wichita, KS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
60+ days ago
Walmart - Wichita, KS
Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids; suggesting, interpreting, and assessing diagnostic tests (for example, glaucoma testing, macular degeneration, Optical Coherence Tomography-OCT...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Wichita, KS

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Wichita, KS

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

$99,920

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Wichita, 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 Wichita, 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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