Optometrist Jobs in La Jolla, 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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Optometrist-Per Diem

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • La Mesa, CA
  • 3 days ago

Provides treatment of the visual system within the scope of optometric licensure, including writing prescriptions for ophthalmic spectacles, contact lenses, orthoptics and non-optical aids....

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  • LensCrafters
  • El Cajon, CA
  • 4 days ago

OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....

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  • FirstSight Vision Services, Inc
  • Santee, CA
  • 5 days ago

Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....

Optometrist Eye Specialists of Escondido Escondido, CA Contract Health Care Provider Posted on June 13, 2022 Alert me to jobs like this one Seeking a licensed optometrist for full time employment at...

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  • FirstSight Vision Services, Inc
  • San Diego, CA
  • 10 days ago

Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....

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  • Family Health Centers of San Diego
  • San Diego, CA
  • 13 days ago

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is looking for a Optometrist to provide patients with specialty services....

OPTOMETRIST Eye Specialists of Escondido Escondido, CA Contract Health Care Provider Posted on June 13, 2022 Alert me to jobs like this one Seeking a licensed optometrist for full time employment at...

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  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • San Diego, CA
  • 15 days ago

treatment, and management of established patient eye and vision care, binocular vision, low vision and contact lens exam....

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  • Eye Specialists of Escondido
  • Escondido, CA
  • 17 days ago

The position will replace a retiring optometrist who has been with the practice for 20 years....

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • San Diego, CA
  • 22 days ago

Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you!...

Optometrist, Correctional Facility

  • San Diego, CA
  • 23 days ago

Other - License: Possession of a valid license to practice optometry in the State of California. and Two years of experience in the practice of optometry....

Optometrist Relief

  • Stanford University
  • San Diego, CA
  • 23 days ago

Get tailored job recommendations based on your interests. Get Started Life at Stanford Health Care Learn More About Us Every day is an inspiration and an opportunity to lift up our patients with...

Optometrist's Assistant

  • La Jolla, CA
  • 25 days ago

Position is primarily for assisting doctor using pre-testing equipment before the exam. Must have experience using autorefractor. tonometer, visual field and retinal camera....

Optometrist - Chula Vista, CA - LensCrafters at Macy's

  • Luxottica Group
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • 30+ days ago

At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....

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  • Target Optical
  • San Diego, CA
  • 30+ days ago

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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in La Jolla, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 La Jolla, CA
  • 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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