Optometrist Jobs in Springfield, 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 - Springfield, MO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
4 days ago
Walmart - Springfield, MO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
5 days ago
National Vision - Springfield, 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....
12 days ago
Walmart - Nixa, MO (13 miles from Springfield, MO)
(for example, Optometrist, Clinic Staff) to increase understanding of optometric standards under the guidance of Associate Doctor of Optometry....
20 days ago
Walmart - Nixa, MO (13 miles from Springfield, MO)
(for example, Optometrist, Clinic Staff) to increase understanding of optometric standards under the guidance of Associate Doctor of Optometry....
22 days ago
Pearle Vision - Springfield, MO
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Springfield, MO

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

$106,420

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Springfield, MO offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Springfield, 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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