Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions.
|Primary Industry||Health Science|
|Indiana Average Salary||$88,220.00|
|Average Time to Fill||44 days|
|Typical Education||Doctoral or professional degree|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||91|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||3.64 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||462|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||17.46 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Dispensing Patients Medication|