This position has a job rated stress score of 14.74 [most stressful job is 71.59]. Optometrists are the professionals that perform eye exams to detect vision problems and eye diseases. When a problem or condition is detected, the optometrist prescribes medication and treatments to deal with these problems and optometric help devices such as glasses and contact lenses. High-class optometrists may perform open-eye operations, using the professional equipment and laser technology.
Very low-stress environment and average annual salary of $113,000 make this job one of the least stressful jobs today. On the other hand, the demand for experts in this field is stagnating.