Optometrist Jobs in Nebraska

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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LensCrafters - Lincoln, NE
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
18 hours ago
LensCrafters - Lincoln, NE
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
18 hours ago
GPAC - North Platte, NE
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
3 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Blair, NE
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
5 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Papillion, NE
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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VSP Global - Columbus, NE
The practice offers a spectrum of vision and medical eye care services, including managing ocular diseases, dry eye treatment, pre-and post-operative care, and specialty contact lenses....
9 days ago
GPAC - Albion, NE
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
9 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Lexington, 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
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Omaha, NE
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Kearney, 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
GPAC - Lincoln, NE
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
23 days ago
GPAC - Omaha, NE
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
23 days ago
GPAC - Papillion, NE
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
30+ days ago
Grand Island, NE
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
30+ days ago
Columbus, NE
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Nebraska

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Nebraska

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

$104,010

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Nebraska offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Nebraska
  • 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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