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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Emerging Vision - Palo Alto, CA (23 miles from Oakland, CA)
Optometrists will have the unique opportunity to provide quality eye care to a growing patient base and be affiliated with a profitable organization at the same time....
2 days ago
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
Emerging Vision - Oakland, CA
Optometrists will have the unique opportunity to provide quality eye care to a growing patient base and be affiliated with a profitable organization at the same time....
2 days ago
UC Berkeley School of Optometry - Berkeley, CA (7 miles from Oakland, CA)
Health Science Clinical Faculty Pool HS Clinical Instructor, HS Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor - School of Optometry Apply now: School of Optometry at the University of California, Berkeley...
4 days ago
LensCrafters - Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Oakland, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
4 days ago
Bellevue Eye Medical Center - Berkeley, CA (6 miles from Oakland, CA)
fundus contact lens, tear function testing, Amsler grid, confrontation fields, etc....
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7 days ago
Target Optical - San Mateo, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
Corporate practice - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
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 to our team!...
11 days ago
Stamper Optometry - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Seeking part time fill in position for well managed fun flowing comprehensive family run practice Our family has been helping patients maintain healthy eyes and vision since 1913. Specilaizing in...
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12 days ago
Emerging Vision - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
Optometrists will have the unique opportunity to provide quality eye care to a growing patient base and be affiliated with a profitable organization at the same time....
12 days ago
LensCrafters - Emeryville, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
13 days ago
Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C. - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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14 days ago Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C.
VSP Global - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
The dedicated Optometric team offers comprehensive eye care, ocular disease treatment and management, surgical co-management, pediatric eye care, and specialty contact lenses, including ortho-k and...
16 days ago
Luxottica Group - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
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....
17 days ago
Luxottica Group - Walnut Creek, CA (10 miles from Oakland, CA)
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....
17 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 (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 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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