Optometrist Jobs in Kentucky

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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Optometrist - Paducah, KY

  • Eye Care Partners
  • Paducah, KY
  • 1 day ago

About the Practice: For more than half a century, a group of dedicated ophthalmologists has carried forward the vision of one early leader in Paducah eye care and treatment....

Full Time Optometrist

  • ETS Vision
  • Louisville, KY
  • 4 days ago

the Optometrist (OD) Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) License to practice in the state of KY Excellent clinical and communication skills Ability to thrive in a team environment ETS Vision specializes...

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Medically-Focused Optometrist with Lucrative Sign-On Bonus

  • Eye Care Partners
  • Louisville, KY
  • 5 days ago

Our doctors are leaders in the field of full-scope, medical-model eye care. What We Offer: An outstanding practice environment with a strong focus on clinical excellence....

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Optometrist, Medical - Ft. Mitchell, KY

  • Eye Care Partners
  • Ft Mitchell, KY
  • 12 days ago

care services....

Optometrist

  • Radius Staffing Solutions
  • Covington, KY
  • 14 days ago

them to other specialists when needed Minimum Requirements of the Optometrist: Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from an accredited optometry program Active KY / OH license or eligibility to obtain New...

Independent Optometrists

  • Sam's Club
  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • 16 days ago

In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....

Optometrist (No Weekends or On-Calls)

  • GPAC
  • Louisville, KY
  • 18 days ago

This practice is not just looking for another doctor, but a colleague and friend to join their eye care family....

Optometrist - KY, Lexington - 553 - AOD (PC) - FLOAT

  • VisionWorks
  • Louisville, KY
  • 27 days ago

, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kentucky, is hiring a FULL TIME FLOAT Optometrist in the Louisville area....

Optometrist

  • Visionworks
  • Owensboro, KY
  • 27 days ago

Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kentucky, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our OWENSBORO location....

Optometrist Part-Time - KY, Paducah - 567 - AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Paducah, KY
  • 30+ days ago

of eye care services in Kentucky, is hiring a PART TIME Optometrist in our PADUCAH location....

Optometrist - KY, Ashland - 403 - AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Ashland, KY
  • 30+ days ago

, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kentucky, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our Ashland location....

Optometrist - KY, Hopkinsville - 600 - AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Hopkinsville, KY
  • 30+ days ago

Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kentucky, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our Hopkinsville location....

Optometrist - KY, Lexington - 574 - AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Lexington, KY
  • 30+ days ago

, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kentucky, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our Lexington location....

Optometrist Opportunity, Oxmoor Center

  • Warby Parker
  • Louisville, KY
  • 30+ days ago

Who you are: A Doctor of Optometry licensed in the state where you will practice Able to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment Dedicated to making people healthy and happy...

Optometrist - KY, Bowling Green - 563 - AOD (PC) - FLOAT

  • VisionWorks
  • Bowling Green, KY
  • 30+ days ago

affiliate o f Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kentucky, is hiring a FULL TIME FLOAT Optometrist in the Bowling Green area....

Demographic Data for Kentucky

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Kentucky

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Kentucky offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.1%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • 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 Kentucky
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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