Ophthalmologist Jobs in California

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.

Search Ophthalmologist Jobs

1-15 of 36 Jobs

VA Northern California HCS Seeks Rural Health Ophthalmologist (Non-Surgical/Medical)

  • VA Northern California Health Care System
  • Redding, CA
  • 2 days ago
Help us to honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being....

Ophthalmologist - - Per Diem

  • Southern California Permanente Medical Group
  • Fontana, CA
  • 3 days ago
Ophthalmologist - San Bernardino County - Per Diem Southern California Permanente Medical Group Fontana, CA Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border The philosophy and beliefs of...

Ophthalmologist Specializing in Pedi Strabismus Opportunity- Santa Rosa, CA

  • Kaiser Permanente - The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. -Northern California
  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • 1 day ago
Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model....

Ophthalmologist - Kern County - Per Diem

  • Southern California Permanente Medical Group
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • 8 hours ago
Recommended Skills Optometry Podiatry Chiropractics Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Grade...

Physician-Ophthalmology

  • Covenant Physician Partners
  • Montebello, CA
  • 2 days ago
As a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, you would be joining one of the largest eye care providers in Southern California, De La Pena Eye Clinic (an affiliate of Covenant Physician Partners)....

Ophthalmologist

  • Covenant Physician Partners
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 2 days ago
As a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, you would be joining one of the largest eye care providers in Southern California, De La Pena Eye Clinic (an affiliate of Covenant Physician Partners)....
Physician/Opthalmology: Retina/Los Angeles, CA Ophthalmologist needed in Los Angeles, California - Retina Specialist....

Pediatric Ophthalmologist - Sign-on Bonus + 401(k) Match

  • Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region
  • Sacramento, CA
  • 5 days ago
Our members are dedicated to providing the highest quality and most complete health care possible to the people in the communities we serve in the greater Sacramento Valley Area of Amador, Placer, Sacramento...

Ophthalmologist - Sign-on Bonus + 401(k) Match

  • Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region
  • Yuba City, CA
  • 5 days ago
Affiliation with not-for-profit Sutter Health provides Sutter North Medical Group physicians access to a network of health care professionals, services, and facilities, enabling them to care for patients...

Ophthalmologist Per Diem Opportunity

  • Southern California Permanente Medical Group
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • 5 days ago
Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG) is a physician-led partnership organization with a patient-centered and evidence-based approach to medicine. SCPMG is an organization with...

Ophthalmologist

  • Scpmg
  • Murrieta, CA
  • 8 days ago
JOB DETAILS LOCATION Murrieta, CA POSTED 7 days ago Description Description 59116 Qualifications USA-California-Murrieta Job: The philosophy and beliefs of Southern California Permanente Medical...

Ophthalmologist Occ Plas Surgery - Orange County - Per Diem

  • Southern California Permanente Medical Group
  • La Palma, CA
  • 9 days 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...
for Ophthalmology (Pediatrics) Work Type: CE - Clinician Educator, University Medical Line Location: Stanford University Categories: School of Medicine The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University...

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Ophthalmology (Pediatrics)

  • Stanford University, Byers Eye Institute
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 9 days ago
The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University seeks board-certified or board-eligible pediatric ophthalmologists or optometrists for positions in the University Medical Line and Clinician Educator...
of Ophthalmology at Stanford University seeks board-certified or board-eligible pediatric ophthalmologists or optometrists for full time faculty positions in the University Medical Line and Clinician...

Demographic Data for California

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


37,249,464
921,268

Ophthalmologist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

DHA Ophthalmologists 10-Test Bundle
At ExamEdge.com, we place our focus on helping you become as prepared as possible for your certification exam. We want you to walk out of the real exam confident and knowing that your time...

DHA Ophthalmologists 5-Test Bundle
At ExamEdge.com, we place our focus on helping you become as prepared as possible for your certification exam. We want you to walk out of the real exam confident and knowing that your time...

DHA Ophthalmologists 15-Test Bundle
At ExamEdge.com, we place our focus on helping you become as prepared as possible for your certification exam. We want you to walk out of the real exam confident and knowing that your time...

Salary for Ophthalmologist Jobs Nationwide

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

$288,996

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Ophthalmologist positions


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmologist positions.


Highest Education Level

Ophthalmologists in California offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (21.6%)
  • High School or GED (18.7%)
  • 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 California
  • 4-6 years (35.4%)
  • None (29.5%)
  • 2-4 years (13.3%)
  • 10+ years (12.9%)
  • 1-2 years (8.9%)

Other Titles

Ophthalmologist Related Career Advice Articles

Want a Rewarding Eye Care Career? Become an Ophthalmologist.

Learn all about how to become an ophthalmologist and find out if the ophthalmologist career path is right for you!


How Long Does It Take to Become an Ophthalmologist?

Interested in learning how to become an ophthalmologist? Find out how long it takes and review the key ophthalmologist education requirements.


Optician, Optometrist, or Ophthalmologist – Which Career Path is Right for You?

An in-depth comparison of the three main occupations in eye care: optician, optometrist, and ophthalmologist. Find out which one is right for you.