Optometrist Jobs in Michigan

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 Club Health & Wellness - Three Rivers, MI
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Benton Harbor, MI
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Niles, MI
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Sturgis, MI
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Grand Rapids, MI
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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8 hours ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Aspirus Health - Ironwood, MI
Aspirus Eye Center in Ironwood, Michigan is seeking an Optometrist to join their practice in the beautiful Northwoods....
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General Optical Company - Burton, MI
Some of the services we provide are contact lens, contacts lens instruction, visual field testing, autorefractor, visual accuities, refractions, diabetic exams, corneal hysteresis, pachymetry, etc....
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3 days ago
imatters - Royal Oak, MI
The best vision begins with the best eye exam....
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Luxottica - Okemos, MI
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
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Pearle Vision - Detroit, MI
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Kalamazoo, MI
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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4 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Thunder Bay Community Health Service - Alpena, MI
FULL TIME - ROGERS CITY, MICHIGAN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide comprehensive quality eye care. Maintain complete and accurate patient records utilizing electronic health records....
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Eye Care Partners - Saline, MI
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
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4 days ago Eye Care Partners
LensCrafters - Traverse City, MI
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
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Luxottica Group - Hamtramck, MI
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
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Demographic Data for Michigan

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Optometry Skills for Success
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Michigan

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Michigan as reported by the BLS.

$112,440

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Michigan offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • 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 Michigan
  • 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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