Optometrist Jobs in Petaluma, 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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Target Optical - Petaluma, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Emerging Vision - Novato, CA (14 miles from Petaluma, CA)
We schedule examinations at 30 minute increments as we provide total eye care in a quality environment. Office hours are 10AM-6PM WEDNESDAYS or FRIDAYS with a 30 min lunch....
11 hours ago
Petaluma Health Center - Petaluma, CA
Refer patients appropriately for tertiary vison care to the Eye Care Institute, North Bay Eye, North Bay Vitreoretinal Consultants, or Lions Eye Foundation Will perform limited contact lens services...
4 days ago
North Bay Eye Associates - Sonoma, CA (17 miles from Petaluma, CA)
In this role, the optometrist performs comprehensive eye exams, documents medical history in EHR, diagnoses and assists in the treatment of ocular diseases, prescribes corrective lenses, while working...
Emerging Vision - Novato, CA (14 miles from Petaluma, 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....
7 days ago
Luxottica Group - Windsor, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....
10 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - San Rafael, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Under the general direction and supervision of the exempt optometrist or exempt designee, performs routine procedures using independent professional judgment in the practice of optometry within the...
11 days ago
North Bay Eye Associates - Petaluma, CA
In this role, the optometrist performs comprehensive eye exams, documents medical history in EHR, diagnoses and assists in the treatment of ocular diseases, prescribes corrective lenses, while working...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Petaluma, CA

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

$140,440

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Petaluma, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Petaluma, 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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