Optometrist Jobs

Optometrists are doctors of optometry (ODs) whose primary responsibilities are to diagnose, treat, and prevent problems related to eyes and sight. These eye care experts also perform vision tests and analyze results to identify anomalies and recommend treatment such as corrective lenses or medication. Their job descriptions may also include performing minor eye-related surgery and providing patient care before and after larger procedures.

The median salary for an optometrist is $106,140, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 15%+ through 2026.

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National Vision - California, MD
Job Description A great patient experience starts with our Optometrists giving a comprehensive eye exam. Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
2 days ago
Buckeye State Optometry Associates - Cleveland, OH
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago Buckeye State Optometry Associates
Eye Care Partners - Rocky Mount, NC
An Optometrist with a license in good standing in the State of North Carolina? Looking to join a medically-focused, doctor-led, organization focused on full scope of eye care?...
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2 days ago Eye Care Partners
The Eye Group - Panama City, FL
Tremendous opportunity for a medical optometrist to join a prestigious and established ophthalmology practice along Floridas Gulf coast....
2 days ago
VSP Global - Sacramento, CA
Geraldine Brooks, this independent practice provides comprehensive eye care to residents and families in Placer County, specializing in glaucoma, pediatrics, primary care, and specialty contact lenses...
2 days ago
VSP Global - Oakland, CA
The dedicated team of Optometrists takes a one-on-one approach to preserve eye health and specialize in primary eye care, myopia control, orthokeratology, and specialty contact lenses....
2 days ago
VSP Global - Redding, CA
treatment, emergency eye care, and hard-to-fit contact lenses....
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VSP Global - Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Serving families and residents in Wood County since 1987, this practice specializes in comprehensive eye care, medical eye care and specialty contact lenses....
2 days ago
VSP Global - El Centro, CA
, and cataract screening....
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VSP Global - Merced, CA
The team offers a complete eye care experience and perform routine tests to detect glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration....
2 days ago
Wal-Mart - Winslow, AZ
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
2 days ago
Teri Grey - Gautier, MS
Onsite Vision Centers is seeking a sublease Optometrist to provide vision exams to an employee and dependent population in Gautier, MS....
3 days ago
Luxottica Group - Hickory, NC
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates - San Antonio, TX
network of eye care services in throughout the Southeast....
3 days ago
Texas Vision Associates - Granbury, TX
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago Texas Vision Associates

Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Yoga and Vision Improvement
Created by Behavioral Optometrist Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac., and yoga teacher Daniel Orlansky, Yoga & Vision Improvement brings together the best of eastern and western mind/body methods...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs Nationwide

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • Some College (0.5%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometrists
  • None (59.1%)
  • 1-2 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (13.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 10+ years (4.5%)

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