Optometrist Jobs in Palm Springs, 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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Redwood Sage - Indio, CA (23 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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The Eye Group - Palm Desert, CA (18 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
14 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Indio, CA (23 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
26 days ago
Luxottica - Palm Desert, CA (18 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
27 days ago
Luxottica Group - Palm Desert, CA (18 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
VSP Global - La Quinta, CA (22 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
As the practice is committed to providing optimal eye care, the practice specializes in myopia management, keratoconus contact lens fittings, including scleral lenses, and vision therapy services....
30+ days ago
VSP Global - La Quinta, CA (22 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
As the practice is committed to providing optimal eye care, the practice specializes in myopia management, keratoconus contact lens fittings, including scleral lenses, and vision therapy services....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Indio, CA (23 miles from Palm Springs, CA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Palm Springs, CA

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

$114,780

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Palm Springs, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Palm Springs, 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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