Optometrist Jobs in Forest Lake, MN

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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Optometrists / Full-Time - Minneapolis, MN (22 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Our busy Twin Cities based Eye Care Department includes ophthalmology, optometry and optical services. We have two full-time Optometrist practice opportunities available....
1 day ago
HealthPartners - Saint Paul, MN (21 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Paul, Minnesota and western Wisconsin.Our busy Twin Cities based Eye Care Department includes ophthalmology, optometry and optical services....
7 hours ago
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Minneapolis, MN (22 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
The scope of practice for the Optometrist may include, but is not limited to the following for which privileges are granted annually: Perform routine comprehensive annual eye exams....
1 day ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Blaine, MN (13 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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4 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
HealthDrive Corporation - Minneapolis, MN (22 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Responsibilities The Optometrist will provide general optometry services to the residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities within an assigned territory....
5 days ago
Healthpartners Incorporated - Saint Paul, MN (21 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Our busy Twin Cities based Eye Care Department includes ophthalmology, optometry and optical services....
7 days ago
Walmart - Woodbury, MN (23 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school....
8 days ago
Sam's Club - Saint Paul, MN (21 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school....
8 days ago
Walmart - Lake Elmo, MN (19 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school....
8 days ago
Sam's Club - Saint Paul, MN (21 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school....
8 days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Minneapolis, MN (22 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Responsibilities The Optometrist will provide general optometry services to the residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities within an assigned territory....
9 days ago
HealthPartners - Saint Paul, MN (21 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Our busy Twin Cities based Eye Care Department includes ophthalmology, optometry and optical services....
9 days ago
HealthPartners - Saint Paul, MN (21 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Our busy Twin Cities based Eye Care Department includes ophthalmology, optometry and optical services....
9 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Woodbury, MN (23 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Direct Apply

11 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Brooklyn Center, MN (22 miles from Forest Lake, MN)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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11 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Forest Lake, MN

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Forest Lake, MN as reported by the BLS.

$132,730

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Forest Lake, MN 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 Forest Lake, MN
  • 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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