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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  • Doctor's Exchange of Alabama P.C.
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 10 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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  • Target Optical
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 30+ days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist - Tuscaloosa, AL - Target Optical

  • Luxottica Group
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 90+ days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist - Sams Club Optical Optical

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 90+ days ago

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......

Optometrist - Sam's Club Optical

  • Wal-Mart
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 90+ days ago

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tuscaloosa, AL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.1%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • 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 (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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