Ophthalmologist Jobs in Colorado

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 Colorado

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Salary for Ophthalmologist Jobs Nationwide

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

$272,369

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Ophthalmologist positions


  • Winter Park Optical
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  • America's Best
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  • Luxottica Group
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  • Walmart
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  • Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC
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  • Corporate practice
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  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
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  • National Vision Incorporated
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  • Vision Center by Walmart
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  • VisionWorks
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmologist positions.


Highest Education Level

Ophthalmologists in Colorado 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 Colorado
  • 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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