Optometrist Jobs in Modesto, 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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  • AMN Healthcare
  • Modesto, CA
  • 2 days ago

Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry Basic Life Support(BLS) is required Facility...

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  • Regency Eye Care Inc
  • Modesto, CA
  • 10 days ago

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

Optometrist (Vision First Optometry) - Modesto, CA

  • VSP Global
  • Modesto, CA
  • 23 days ago

In this role, you will perform comprehensive exams, contact lens fitting, including soft and hard contacts, diagnose ocular disease and refer to specialists as necessary-on average, 15 patients are...

Optometrist (Monte Vista Optometry) - Turlock, CA

  • VSP Global
  • Turlock, CA
  • 45+ days ago

The practice provides full-service optometry services and specialties in medical eye exams, ocular disease treatment and management, specialty contact lenses, and specialty visual testing....

Optometrist - Manteca, CA - Target Optical

  • Luxottica Group
  • Manteca, CA
  • 60+ days ago

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

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Modesto, CA

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

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  • AMN Healthcare
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  • VSP Global
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Modesto, CA 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 Modesto, 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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