Optometrist Jobs in Independence, MO

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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Luxottica - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
Luxottica - Independence, MO
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Independence, MO
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
10 days ago
Wal-Mart - Kansas City, KS (11 miles from Independence, MO)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
11 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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13 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Luxottica Group - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
15 days ago
Luxottica Group - Independence, MO
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
15 days ago
Walmart - Excelsior Springs, MO (17 miles from Independence, MO)
(for example, Optometrist, Clinic Staff) to increase understanding of optometric standards under the guidance of Associate Doctor of Optometry....
20 days ago
Walmart - Lees Summit, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
(for example, Optometrist, Clinic Staff) to increase understanding of optometric standards under the guidance of Associate Doctor of Optometry....
21 days ago
Walmart - Excelsior Springs, MO (17 miles from Independence, MO)
(for example, Optometrist, Clinic Staff) to increase understanding of optometric standards under the guidance of Associate Doctor of Optometry....
21 days ago
Walmart - Lees Summit, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
(for example, Optometrist, Clinic Staff) to increase understanding of optometric standards under the guidance of Associate Doctor of Optometry....
24 days ago
Walmart - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
27 days ago
LensCrafters - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Independence, MO

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

$139,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Independence, MO offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Independence, MO
  • 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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