Optometrist Jobs in Bakersfield, CA

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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VSP Global - Bakersfield, CA
Combining cutting-edge technologies and a caring team of professionals, the practice specializes in glaucoma, keratoconus, specialty contact lenses, including scleral lens fittings, diabetic eye care...
12 days ago
US Vision - Bakersfield, CA
All of our advertising includes focus on eye exams and our independent doctors of optometry. Host Store Impact: We have nurtured relationships with leading department store retailers....
14 days ago
VSP Global - Bakersfield, CA
Combining cutting-edge technologies and a caring team of professionals, the practice specializes in glaucoma, keratoconus, specialty contact lenses, including scleral lens fittings, diabetic eye care...
23 days ago
California Correctional Health Care Services - Delano, CA (24 miles from Bakersfield, CA)
Optometrist, CF $181 - $240 Daily Range Under the general direction of the Receivers Medical Executive, the Optometrist, Correctional Facility, conducts examinations of the eye using observation and...
29 days ago
Luxottica Group - Bakersfield, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
60+ days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Bakersfield, CA
Proficient in Specialty Contact Lens fitting (RGP, Sceral Lens, Keratoconus.) Proficient in Orthoptics. Proficient in Low Vision. Able and willing to take call patients from urgent care/ED....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Bakersfield, CA

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

$115,440

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Bakersfield, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Bakersfield, CA
  • 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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