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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NOW Healthcare Recruitment - Windsor, VT
A thriving healthcare system is seeking an Ophthalmologist - Medical Director to work in the Windsor, VT area!...
1 day ago
Worcester, MA
The Department of Ophthalmology amp Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School seeks a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with expertise...
3 days ago
Worcester, MA
The Department of Ophthalmology amp Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School seeks a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with expertise...
3 days ago
Cross Country Search - Worcester, MA
The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health, the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School, seeks a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with expertise...
3 days ago
Mass. Eye and Ear Associates (MEA) - Boston, MA
Job Description: Qualifications Required: MD or DO and Ophthalmology residency in an accredited training program. Fellowship training for subspecialty care practice....
1 day ago
Britt Medical Search - Boston, MA
exams Cataract surgery Glaucoma treatment Diabetic eye disease Misalignment Crossed eyes Pediatric eye disease Pediatric eye surgery Group serves patients from more than 25 communities across south-central...
11 hours ago
Worcester, MA
The Department of Ophthalmology amp Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School seeks a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with expertise...
3 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Wyandotte, MI
We have an established integrated network of eye care practices and are growing.. Surgeries will be done at a surgery center that is owned by the practice....
HDA MD Staff - Pittsburgh, PA
This is a well-established service line offering excellence in eye care across a 12 county service area. With five experienced Board Certified Ophthalmologists in multiple practice locations....
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
Recommended Skills Optometry Podiatry Chiropractics Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Grade Apply to this job. Think you're the perfect candidate?...
19 hours ago
Houston, TX
Looking for Foreign Ophthalmologist/Optometrist (do not have to be licensed in USA) We are an ophthalmologic clinic in Northwest Houston that has been in practice for 50 years!!...
2 days ago
Springfield, IL
Springfield Clinic one of the largest multi specialty physician owned medical practices in Illinois is seeking a Cornea Specialist to join the Springfield Clinic Eye Institute and their strong team of 10 Ophthalmologists...
11 hours ago
UT Southwestern Medical Center - Dept of Ophthalmology - Dallas, TX
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Department of Ophthalmology UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas is seeking an outstanding...
3 days ago
Cross Country Search - Worcester, MA
The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health, the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School, seeks a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with expertise...
3 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Wichita, KS
Our eye care team is unique and focused on providing tri-ophthalmic care with the 3 Os: Optometry, Ophthalmology and Opticianry....

Ophthalmologist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

How We See the World: Visual Function and Eye Health
How do we see the world? How do we see details at different viewing distances? How do we see in three dimensions? How do we see colour? How can we avoid getting cataracts or prevent...

Opthalmology
Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in ophthalmology. The credentials include a...

Diploma in Optometry
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Salary for Ophthalmologist Jobs Nationwide

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

$218,152

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmologist positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmologists offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (21.6%)
  • High School or GED (19.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (11.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (8.3%)
  • Master's Degree (6.7%)
  • Some College (2.9%)
  • 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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