Optometrist Jobs in Tuscaloosa, 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 - Tuscaloosa, AL
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
10 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Tuscaloosa, AL
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
Direct Apply

13 days ago Eye Care Partners
Doctor's Exchange of Alabama P.C. - Tuscaloosa, AL
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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14 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Alabama P.C.
Walmart - Tuscaloosa, AL
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Tuscaloosa, AL

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Tuscaloosa, AL

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

$114,070

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tuscaloosa, AL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Tuscaloosa, 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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