Optometrists examine patients' eyes to diagnose vision problems. They prescribe corrective lenses or other treatments.
*Have a high school diploma or GED
*Complete three or more years of pre-optometry education graduate from an optometry program
*Have a license
Optometrist Earn $95,980 per year
In a typical work setting, optometrists:
*Have a high level of social contact. They work closely with patients.
*Always work indoors.
*Must be very exact in their work. Errors could seriously injure patients or prevent them from seeing as well as they could.
*Generally work a standard 40-hour week.