Ophthalmologist Jobs in Alaska

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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Demographic Data for Alaska

Moving to Alaska? Find some basic demographic data about Alaska below.


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Salary for Ophthalmologist Jobs Nationwide

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

$288,996

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Ophthalmologist positions


  • Eyemart Express
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  • Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
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  • Southcentral Foundation
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  • Eyemart Express LLC
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  • Vista Optical in Select FredMeyer Stores
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  • VSP Global
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  • AK EYECARE CENTER
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  • Alaska Eye Care Centers
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  • Corporate practice
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  • ETS Vision
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmologist positions.


Highest Education Level

Ophthalmologists in Alaska offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (21.6%)
  • High School or GED (18.6%)
  • 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 in Alaska
  • 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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