Optometrist Jobs in South Dakota

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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Optometrist

  • Ophthalmology Limited
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • 11 hours ago

Worthington Eye Clinic is a medical optometry office managing both family eye care as well as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetes....

Supervisory Optometrist

  • Indian Health Service
  • Kyle, SD
  • 4 days ago

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): OPM Link: Optometrist Series 0662 (opm.gov) In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume...

Full Time Optometrist

  • ETS Vision
  • Watertown, SD
  • 7 days ago

Cataract and refractive surgery co-management Diagnose ocular disease and vision disorders Contact Lens fittings Perform comprehensive eye health and vision examinations Patient load is flexible Staff...

Optometrist (Vision Care Associates) - Sioux Falls, SD

  • VSP Global
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • 9 days ago

You'll perform comprehensive examinations for patients of all ages, diagnose and treat ocular diseases and vision disorders, perform contact lens fittings, counsel patients and recommend treatment plans...

The practice offers full-scope optometry services, including comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, dry eye treatment, contact lens fittings, and surgical co-management...

Independent Optometrist -Walmart

  • Walmart
  • Rapid City, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Erwin, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Clear Lake, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • South Shore, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Kranzburg, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Lake Norden, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Badger, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Ortley, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Goodwin, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Box Elder, SD
  • 24 days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Demographic Data for South Dakota

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in South Dakota

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

$97,600

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in South Dakota offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 South Dakota
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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