Optometrist Jobs in Saint Louis, 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 - Fairview Heights, IL (10 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Private practice - Saint Louis, MO
disease Perform vision tests and analyze results Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications Recommend or provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation (brand specific...
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Eye Care Partners - Godfrey, IL (22 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
We aim to hire the best staff to support our compassionate and self-motivated Optometrists....
Eye Care Partners - Belleville, IL (16 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
LensCrafters - Saint Peters, MO (19 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
4 days ago
Omni Med Medical Services - Saint Louis, MO
Duties may include: Eye Exams and Eye Care Diagnose sight problems Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, prescription dispensing, and/or medications Evaluate patients for presence of disease such as...
Eye Care Partners - Alton, IL (21 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
Eye Care Partners - Granite City, IL (8 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
Target Optical - Kirkwood, MO (13 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
9 days ago
UMSL Optometry - Saint Louis, MO
Louis invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the College of Optometry....
9 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Saint Louis, MO
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
Eye Care Partners - Shiloh, IL (15 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
sunglass frames, as well as comprehensive contact lens services....
Eye Care Partners - Arnold, MO (18 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
We aim to hire the best staff to support our compassionate and self-motivated Optometrists....
Luxottica Group - Kirkwood, MO (13 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
10 days ago
National Vision - Creve Coeur, MO (14 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Saint Louis, MO

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

$110,810

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Saint Louis, 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 (2.6%)
  • 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 Saint Louis, 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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