Optometrist Jobs in Akron, OH

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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National Vision - Akron, OH
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Akron, OH
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Akron, OH to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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The Eye Group - Bath, OH (11 miles from Akron, OH)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
8 days ago
US Vision - Strongsville, OH (23 miles from Akron, OH)
All of our advertising includes focus on eye exams and our independent doctors of optometry. Host Store Impact: We have nurtured relationships with leading department store retailers....
14 days ago
Walmart - Oakwood Village, OH (23 miles from Akron, OH)
... What you'll do... Minimum Qualifications... Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Preferred...
29 days ago
VisionWorks - Akron, OH
Optometrist Store 233, Summit Mall, Akron, Ohio, United States of America Req #16592 Friday, February 5, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Ohio, is hiring a FULL...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Akron, OH

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

$127,270

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Akron, OH 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 Akron, OH
  • 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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