Optometrist Jobs in Decatur, 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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Walmart - Moulton, AL (20 miles from Decatur, AL)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
10 days ago
Doctors Exchange of Alabama - Decatur, AL
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our DECATUR, AL office....
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15 days ago Doctors Exchange of Alabama
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Decatur, AL
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Decatur, AL office....
29 days ago

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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...

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 in Decatur, AL

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

$114,070

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Decatur, AL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.6%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • 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 in Decatur, 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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