Optometrist Jobs in Independence, 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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The Eye Group - Northfield, OH (9 miles from Independence, OH)
Provide comprehensive eye exams and contact lens fittings. Exciting time to join as the practice begins to expand the medical aspect to the practice....
2 days ago
Ingenesis Group - Northfield, OH (9 miles from Independence, OH)
Plans, schedules & directs comprehensive eye screening program; prescribes, fits, adjusts & repairs glasses; instructs patients in proper eye care & care of glasses; writes medical & technical reports...
5 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Mayfield Heights, OH (11 miles from Independence, OH)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
6 days ago
Buckeye State Optometry Associates - Cleveland, OH (7 miles from Independence, OH)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago Buckeye State Optometry Associates
Buckeye State Optometry Associates - Fairview Park, OH (11 miles from Independence, OH)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago Buckeye State Optometry Associates
Eye to Eye Careers - Cleveland, OH (7 miles from Independence, OH)
Our mission at Eye to Eye Careers is to advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry....
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8 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Akron, OH (24 miles from Independence, OH)
About the Position Our Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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8 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Vision Service Plan - Independence, OH
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15 days ago
VSP Global - Seven Hills, OH
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VSP - Seven Hills, OH
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20 days ago
Northern Ohio Eye Consultants - Brecksville, OH (6 miles from Independence, OH)
This is a position for general community optometry, although any specific areas of expertise, experience, or procedural skills would be welcomed....
24 days ago
Corporate practice - Cleveland, OH (7 miles from Independence, OH)
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!...
30+ days ago
Corporate practice - Fairview Park, OH (11 miles from Independence, OH)
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!...
30+ days ago
The Eye Group - Cleveland, OH (7 miles from Independence, OH)
Exciting full time opportunity for an optometrist to join a busy, well established practice in Cleveland. Join both ODs and MDs practicing medical based and routine eye exams....
30+ days ago
The Eye Group - Bath, OH (14 miles from Independence, OH)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Independence, OH

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

$120,220

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Independence, OH offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Independence, 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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