Optometrist Jobs in Omaha, NE

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/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Omaha, NE
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
3 days ago
Walmart - Council Bluffs, IA (3 miles from Omaha, NE)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
3 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Papillion, NE (11 miles from Omaha, NE)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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9 hours ago
Walmart - Omaha, NE
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
2 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Omaha, NE
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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1 day ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Council Bluffs, IA (3 miles from Omaha, NE)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
3 days ago
LensCrafters - Omaha, NE
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
8 days ago
Corporate practice - Council Bluffs, IA (3 miles from Omaha, NE)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
9 days ago
Wal-Mart - Council Bluffs, IA (3 miles from Omaha, NE)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
12 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC - Council Bluffs, IA (3 miles from Omaha, NE)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Direct Apply

13 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Iowa PC
LensCrafters - Papillion, NE (11 miles from Omaha, NE)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
19 days ago
University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, NE
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/24/2020 Position Summary The candidate will be expected to perform routine eye exams, vision therapy, spectacle lenses, and contact lenses....
22 days ago
Omaha, NE
Beyond routine visits, you will provide quality vision care including pediatrics, contact lenses, geriatrics, disease management and post surgical co-management....
26 days ago
Pearle Vision - Omaha, NE
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
30+ days ago
Aria Care Partners - Omaha, NE
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Omaha, NE

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

$105,130

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Omaha, NE 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 Omaha, NE
  • 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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