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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Luxottica Group - Chesterfield, MO
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
1 day ago
Luxottica - Chesterfield, 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
National Vision - Saint Joseph, MO
Are you an optometrist looking for supplemental income? National Vision is looking for an optometrist interested in picking up extra days for its office in St. Joseph, MO....
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5 days ago National Vision
Omni Med Medical Services - Marion, IL, 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...
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5 days ago Omni Med Medical Services
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Saint Peters, MO
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS -Doctor of Optometry -Demonstrated leadership/management skills -Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices -Developed communication skills, both verbal & written -Strong...
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Saint Peters, MO
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
7 days ago
LensCrafters - Chesterfield, MO
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
7 days ago
LensCrafters - Saint Peters, MO
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
7 days ago
National Vision - Columbia, MO
Are you an optometrist looking for supplemental income? National Vision is looking for an optometrist interested in picking up extra days for its office in Columbia, MO....
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8 days ago National Vision
Luxottica Group - Chesterfield, MO
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
8 days ago
Luxottica Group - Saint Peters, MO
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
8 days ago
Luxottica Group - Saint Peters, MO
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
8 days ago
Walmart - Dexter, MO
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
8 days ago
National Vision - Kansas City, MO
National Vision is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for neighboring offices in the Kansas City...
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11 days ago National Vision
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....
13 days ago

Demographic Data for Missouri

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Yoga and Vision Improvement
Created by Behavioral Optometrist Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac., and yoga teacher Daniel Orlansky, Yoga & Vision Improvement brings together the best of eastern and western mind/body methods...

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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 (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.6%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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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