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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Private Practice - Brooklyn, NY
Perform eye exams and analyze test results. Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases, such as glaucoma. Prescribe eyeglasses and medications....
3 days ago
Private Practice - Meadville, PA
Perform eye exams and analyze test results. Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases, such as glaucoma and stigmatism....
3 days ago
Private Practice - Kissimmee, FL
Optometrist $Open Location: Kissimmee, Florida Eye & Vision Practice Wonderful Doctor and Staff Monday - Friday Great Hours Benefits New Grads Are Welcome Please Apply By CV or Resume...
3 days ago
TalentCare - Greenbelt, MD
Optometrist Responsibilities Examines patients having a full range of visual problems by using a full field of optometry instruments and techniques Diagnoses ocular diseases, visual disorders, and deficiencies...
3 days ago
Sam's Club - Champaign, IL
Prescribing, fitting, and adjusting eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids; suggesting, ordering, interpreting, and assessing diagnostic tests (for example, glaucoma testing, macular degeneration...
3 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Covington, GA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
3 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Exton, PA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Sam's Club - Kansas City, KS
In addition to routine eye exams, you'll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
3 days ago
Luxottica - Los Angeles, CA
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
2 days ago
Luxottica - Inglewood, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
2 days ago
All Eyes On Rockville - Rockville, MD
Our OCT enables us to simultaneously evaluate a combined fundus photography image and OCT image and our visual field test is truly a virtual reality experience....
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Walmart - Evanston, WY
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
1 day ago
Scottsdale, AZ
skills Detail oriented Experience with Crystal PM (preferred but not required) Duties: Provide thorough, 30-minute eye exams (we do not believe in 15-min churn-and-burn eye exams) Diabetic eye exams...
1 day ago
Luxottica Group - Wellington, FL
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
1 day ago
Olympia, WA
Our doctors specialize in medical optometry, specialty contact lens fits, low vision, pediatrics, vision therapy and brain injury....
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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...

The Visual System and Concussion
This interactive course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers is focused on providing basic knowledge of the visual system in the concussed patient, along with...

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...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs Nationwide

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

$119,980

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (2.6%)
  • 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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