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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VQ VIsion - Tucson, AZ (16 miles from Tucson, AZ)
Responsibilities: ● Performing comprehensive eye exams ● Diagnosing and assisting the treatment of ocular diseases ● Prescribing corrective lenses ● Promoting healthy vision through counseling and educating...
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2 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Tucson, AZ
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....
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1 day ago Eye Care Partners
Eye to Eye Careers - Tucson, AZ
Responsibilities & Duties of the Optometrist (Eye Doctor) Perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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5 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Doctor's Exchange of Arizona PC - Tucson, AZ
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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6 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Arizona PC
Lasik Plus - Tucson, AZ
Job Requirements: We are seeking an Optometrist who combines exceptional work ethic, high energy and an outstanding personality, with a deep technical understanding of optometry....
16 days ago
Warby Parker - Tucson, AZ
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new lease opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
24 days ago
VSP Global - Green Valley, AZ (17 miles from Tucson, AZ)
The practice offers a spectrum of vision and medical eye care services that include managing ocular diseases, dry eye treatment, pediatric eye care, pre-and post-operative care, and specialty contact...
24 days ago
The Eye Group - Tucson, AZ
This is an excellent opportunity for an optometrist to join an established practice in Tucson. The ideal candidate will have experience with routine vision care and fitting contact lenses....
29 days ago
VisionWorks - Tucson, AZ
Optometrist Store 18, Park Place, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America Req #17906 Thursday, May 6, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Arizona, is hiring a F...
30+ days ago
The Eye Group - Tucson, AZ
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
45+ days ago
VSP Global - Green Valley, AZ (17 miles from Tucson, AZ)
The practice offers a spectrum of vision and medical eye care services that include managing ocular diseases, dry eye treatment, pediatric eye care, pre-and post-operative care, and specialty contact...
60+ 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 (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational 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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