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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Walmart - Blue Springs, MO (18 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
7 hours ago
Pearle Vision - Lees Summit, MO (18 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care. An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Pearle Vision (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 hours ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Independence, MO (10 miles from Kansas City, MO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
5 days ago
Visionworks - Merriam, KS (6 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kansas, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our MERRIAM location....
7 days ago
National Vision - Independence, MO (10 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, MO)
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-and...
12 days ago
VisionWorks - Kansas City, KS (1 mile from Kansas City, MO)
Optometrist Store 149, Legends Outlets, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America Req #19190 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kansas,...
13 days ago
Kessler EyeCare - Mission, KS (6 miles from Kansas City, MO)
We offer full scope optometric services with emphasis in contact lenses and treatment / management of ocular disease....
14 days ago
LensCrafters - Independence, MO (10 miles from Kansas City, MO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
29 days ago
Target Optical - Kansas City, MO
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
29 days ago
LensCrafters - Kansas City, 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
Visionworks - Kansas City, MO
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Missouri, is hiring Optometrists in our KANSAS CITY location - we have FULL TIME and PART TIME opportunities available....
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 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Kansas,...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Lees Summit, MO (21 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care. An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Pearle Vision (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago

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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.

$139,300

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 (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.5%)
  • 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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