Optometrist Jobs in Tucson, AZ

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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Affinity Eyecare-Main Office - Tucson, AZ
The optometrist will conduct eye exams for Acuity Eyecare group and strive to practice to the full capacity of their license....
Vision Care of Arizona PC - Tucson, AZ
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Vision Care of Arizona PC - Tucson, AZ
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Nvision - Tucson, AZ
Full-time Medical Optometrist - Hodges Eye Care & Surgical an NVision Center NVISION Details Location: Tucson, Arizona Type: Full Time Categories: Optometrist Optometry Internal Number: 1 Core duties...
27 days ago
LensCrafters - Tucson, AZ
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Oro Valley, AZ (19 miles from Tucson, AZ)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Sahuarita, AZ (9 miles from Tucson, AZ)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
NVISION Laser Eye Centers - Tucson, AZ
Work with our team to improve efficiencies in testing patient work ups, in additional to ensuring accurate patient refractions....
30+ days ago
Banner Health - Tucson, AZ
Position Detail: The selected individual will be responsible for comprehensive eye care, including routine and contact lens fitting....
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Tucson, AZ
the leading providers of eye care services in Arizona, is hiring a PART TIME Optometrist in our TUCSON location....
90+ days ago
Walmart - Tucson, AZ
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Tucson, AZ (9 miles from Tucson, AZ)
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 Tucson, AZ

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

$119,640

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tucson, AZ offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • 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 Tucson, AZ
  • 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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