Optometrist Jobs in Nixa, 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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VisionWorks - Springfield, MO (13 miles from Nixa, MO)
Optometrist Store 265, Battlefield Mall, Springfield, Missouri, United States of America Req #18464 Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Missouri,...
16 hours ago
Pearle Vision - Springfield, MO (13 miles from Nixa, MO)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
1 day ago
Walmart - Branson West, MO (22 miles from Nixa, MO)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
21 days ago
The Eye Group - Springfield, MO (13 miles from Nixa, MO)
Seeking a strong optometrist to provide full scope eye exams, part or full time, seeing up to 20 patients per day. The practice is offering benefits and has a great support staff....
22 days ago
Walmart - Springfield, MO (13 miles from Nixa, MO)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
30+ days ago
National Vision - Springfield, MO (13 miles from Nixa, MO)
Job Description A great patient experience starts with our Optometrists giving a comprehensive eye exam. Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Nixa, MO

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

$106,420

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Nixa, MO 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 Nixa, 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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