Optometrist Jobs in Missouri

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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Eye to Eye Careers - Saint Louis, MO
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of St. Louis, Missouri to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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GPAC - Ferguson, MO
Job Description: As an Optometrist, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
2 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Raymore, MO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
16 hours ago
The Eye Group - Park Hills, MO
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
1 day ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Saint Joseph, MO
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Jordan Valley Community Health Center - Springfield, MO
Details Posted: July 30, 2021 Location: Springfield, Missouri Show Map Type: Full Time - Experienced Categories: Optometrist, Optometry Our employees make a difference every day....
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Eye to Eye Careers - Kansas City, MO
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Kansas City, Missouri to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Gladstone, MO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
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Walmart - Desloge, MO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
23 hours ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Liberty, MO
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
1 day ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Belton, MO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
1 day ago
Vsp Global - O Fallon, MO
In this role, you'll perform in-depth eye exams for vision and ocular health....
9 hours ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Saint Peters, MO
Job Description: Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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Eye Care Partners - Saint Louis, MO
Our service-oriented team provides an integrated network of services to cover the entire lifecycle of a patient's eye care needs, allowing our doctors and their teams to do what they do best care for...
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5 days ago Eye Care Partners
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Kansas City, MO
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Demographic Data for Missouri

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Missouri

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Missouri as reported by the BLS.

$114,110

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Missouri offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.4%)
  • 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 Missouri
  • 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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