Optometrist Jobs in Birmingham, AL

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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Eye Care Partners - Trussville, AL (15 miles from Birmingham, AL)
Our doctors are leaders in the field of full-scope, medical-model eye care....
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5 days ago Eye Care Partners
Walmart / Sam's - Trussville, AL (15 miles from Birmingham, AL)
Optometrist - Samsing for open roles?...
12 days ago
Corporate practice - Birmingham, AL
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
12 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Alabama P.C. - Birmingham, AL
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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12 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Alabama P.C.
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
Position Number: 09704 School/College: School of Medicine Job Description: The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Ophthalmology, has an opening for an Optometrist....
21 days ago
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
be eligible for an Alabama Board of Optometry license....
29 days ago
Luxottica - Birmingham, AL
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Birmingham, AL
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
45+ days ago
EyeCare Partners - Trussville, AL (15 miles from Birmingham, AL)
Our doctors are leaders in the field of full-scope, medical-model eye care....
45+ days ago
Walmart - Adamsville, AL (12 miles from Birmingham, AL)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
60+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Trussville, AL (15 miles from Birmingham, AL)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Birmingham, AL

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Birmingham, AL as reported by the BLS.

$112,510

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Birmingham, AL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 in Birmingham, AL
  • 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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