Optometrist Jobs in Kansas City, 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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National Vision - Kansas City, MO
National Vision is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for neighboring offices in the Kansas City...
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11 days ago National Vision
Target Optical - Kansas City, MO
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
19 days ago
Corporate practice - Kansas City, MO
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
20 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Kansas City, MO
Director and the Director over WMH Dental, Optometry & Audiology in various compliance initiatives and activities specific to the dental and/or optometry service line....
26 days ago
VisionWorks - Kansas City, MO
Optometrist Store 108, Zona Rosa, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America Req #14464 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Missouri, is...
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Lees Summit, MO (18 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Optometrist Store 155, Summit Fair, Lees Summit, Missouri, United States of America Req #14466 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Missouri, is...
30+ days ago
Lasik Plus - Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Job Requirements We are seeking an Optometrist who combines exceptional work ethic, high energy and an outstanding personality, with a deep technical understanding of optometry....
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Optometrist Store 152, Oak Park Mall, Overland Park, Kansas, United States of America Req #14167 Thursday, October 15, 2020 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kansas,...
45+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Kansas City, KS (1 mile from Kansas City, MO)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
60+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Mission, KS (6 miles from Kansas City, MO)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Kansas City, MO

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Yoga and Vision Improvement
Created by Behavioral Optometrist Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac., and yoga teacher Daniel Orlansky, Yoga & Vision Improvement brings together the best of eastern and western mind/body methods...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Kansas City, MO

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Kansas City, MO offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.6%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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 Kansas City, 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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