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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GPAC - Pierre, SD
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-...
6 days ago
VSP Global - Milbank, SD
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...
11 days ago
GPAC - Sioux Falls, SD
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-...
17 days ago
Visions Eye Care + Therapy Center - Harrisburg, SD
Responsibilities: Perform comprehensive eye exams exceptional clinical experience Perform developmental eye exams and vision therapy Build strong relationships with patients Be a cultural ambassador...
24 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Deadwood, SD
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Spearfish, SD
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
GPAC - Rapid City, SD
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-and...
45+ days ago
Pearle Vision - Sioux Falls, SD
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
45+ days ago
Walmart - Sioux Falls, SD
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
60+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Rapid City, SD
Independent Optometrist - Walmarting for open roles?...
60+ days ago
Indian Health Service - Pine Ridge, SD
The purpose of this position is to function as Chief Optometrist with full program responsibility for the service unit Optometry Program including supervision to Optometry staff and to provide direct...
90+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Spearfish, SD
Independent Optometrist - Walmarting for open roles?...
90+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Watertown, SD
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago

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.

$96,540

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 (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • 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 South Dakota
  • 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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