Ophthalmologist Jobs

Ophthalmologists are medical doctors (MDs) or doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) who specialize in vision and eye care. An ophthalmologist’s job description includes conducting eye exams, diagnosing and treating diseases, prescribing medications, and performing eye surgery.

The median salary for an ophthalmologist is more than $200,000, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects faster than average job growth for physicians and surgeons in general at 10%–14% through 2026.

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Ophthalmologist - Pediatric Surgeon

  • Eye Care Partners
  • Tyler, TX
  • 2 days ago

We have a full team of 5 other Ophthalmologists specializing in general ophthalmology, glaucoma, retina, and cornea/external disease with additional volume available!...

Physician - Ophthalmology

  • Hawaii Pacific Health
  • Honolulu, HI
  • 1 day ago

care providers....

Ophthalmologist-Hourly Locums

  • Kaiser Permanente - Washington Permanente Medical Group
  • Federal Way, WA
  • 2 days ago

We are clinicians motivated by the desire to make a purposeful difference in the communities we serve, and in how health care is delivered....

Locums Opportunity for Ophthalmologist in ND

  • CompHealth
  • North River, ND
  • 2 days ago

Whether you have full-time availability, or just a few days here and there, we can find an assignment that will fit your needs. Contact your personal CompHealth consultant today. License: Willing...

Medical Scribe for Ophthalmologist compensation: $16-18/houremployment type: full-time Needed For Ophthalmology & LASIK Office Houston Lasik & Eye is an medical practice providing eye care services...

Physician / Ophthalmology / South Carolina / Locum tenens / Locum Ophthalmology Physician Job Company: Hayman Daugherty Associates, Inc Location: Swansea Posted on: June 30, 2022 Job Description: Immediate...

Physician-Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

  • Carle Health
  • Urbana, IL
  • 17 hours ago

Practice opportunity details include: Join our group of three General Ophthalmologists, one Vitreoretinal surgeons, one Cornea Specialist, one Pediatric Ophthalmologist, two Neuro Ophthalmologists,...

Physician/Ophthalmology/Pennsylvania/Locum Tenens/Locums

  • Staffphysicians Com
  • Hanover, PA
  • 23 hours ago

Physician/Ophthalmology/Pennsylvania/Locum tenens/Locums Hanover, Pennsylvania - USD Full Time Posted by: StaffPhysicians.com Posted: Tuesday, 28 June 2022 Apply See more jobs like this If you have...

Physician - Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology

  • Covenant Physician Partners
  • Montebello, CA
  • 2 days ago

Ophthalmologist, you would be joining one of the largest eye care providers in Southern California, DLP Eye Group (an affiliate of Covenant Physician Partners)....

A surgery center is seeking an ophthalmologist for locum tenens coverage. The facility is located on the east side of Illinois. The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM....

Cases are comprehensive ophthalmology. Each MD has 2 ophthalmology assistants/techs. May have mid-Level....

Ophthalmologist needed in Eagle Pass TX

  • UHS Inc.
  • Eagle Pass, TX
  • 13 hours ago

Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center is recruiting a Opthalomlogist to provide care for the patients in Eagle Pass TX. We are offering an extremely competitive compensation package for the right...

Ophthalmologist Medical Retina - Woodland Hills - Per Diem

  • Southern California Permanente Medical Group
  • Woodland Hills, CA
  • 6 hours ago

About SCPMG The philosophy and beliefs of Southern California Permanente Medical Group are rooted in the founding principles of the Kaiser Permanente integrated managed care partnership...

Physician Ophthalmologist

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Miami, FL
  • 3 days ago

Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)....

IU Health - Vitreoretinal Ophthalmologist

  • IU Health Physicians
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • 2 days ago

Completion of both ophthalmology residency & vitreoretinal surgery fellowship New grads & experienced providers encouraged to apply See how you can thrive, right here at Indiana University Health Community...

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Salary for Ophthalmologist Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Ophthalmologist jobs nationwide as reported by the BLS.

$288,996

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmologist positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmologists offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (21.6%)
  • High School or GED (18.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (10.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (8.7%)
  • Master's Degree (6.8%)
  • Some College (2.6%)
  • Some High School (0.4%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Ophthalmologists
  • 4-6 years (35.4%)
  • None (29.5%)
  • 2-4 years (13.3%)
  • 10+ years (12.9%)
  • 1-2 years (8.9%)

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