Optometrist Jobs in Oakland, 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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Bay Area Eye Care - Pleasant Hill, CA (14 miles from Oakland, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago Bay Area Eye Care
Kaiser Permanente - Union City, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
fundus contact lens, tear function testing, Amsler grid, confrontation fields, etc....
1 day ago
VSP Global - Oakland, CA
The dedicated team of Optometrists takes a one-on-one approach to preserve eye health and specialize in primary eye care, myopia control, orthokeratology, and specialty contact lenses....
3 days ago
VSP Global - Oakland, CA
The team of Optometrists provide personalized care specializing in glaucoma treatment, medical eye care, pediatric eye care, and specialty contact lenses....
3 days ago
Sorenson Vision - Berkeley, CA (6 miles from Oakland, CA)
This also includes prescribing corrective lenses and all contact lens fits. Experience in specialty contact lenses preferred. Schedule is 8am to 5pm with lunch break....
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2 days ago
VSP Global - Oakland, CA
The team of Optometrists provide personalized care specializing in glaucoma treatment, medical eye care, pediatric eye care, and specialty contact lenses....
4 days ago
VSP Global - Oakland, CA
The dedicated team of Optometrists takes a one-on-one approach to preserve eye health and specialize in primary eye care, myopia control, orthokeratology, and specialty contact lenses....
4 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
fundus contact lens, tear function testing, Amsler grid, confrontation fields, etc....
4 days ago
LensCrafters - Walnut Creek, CA (10 miles from Oakland, CA)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
9 days ago
LensCrafters - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
10 days ago
Pearle Vision - Walnut Creek, CA (10 miles from Oakland, CA)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
10 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from Oakland, CA)
fundus contact lens, tear function testing, Amsler grid, confrontation fields, etc....
10 days ago
Bay Area Eye Care - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago Bay Area Eye Care
Target Optical - Alameda, CA (3 miles from Oakland, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
10 days ago
University of California, Berkeley - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Designs and executes clinical studies for the evaluation of ocular surface disease and contact lens-related complications, which may involve investigations of developmental contact lenses, lens care...
19 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Oakland, CA

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

$117,110

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Oakland, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.4%)
  • 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 Oakland, 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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