Optometrist Jobs in Redding, 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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  • Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C.
  • Redding, CA
  • 7 days ago

Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....

This is a full-scope, medical optometrist opportunity with a top-tier compensation package!...

Optometrist (No Weekends or On-Calls)

  • GPAC
  • Redding, CA
  • 14 days ago

This practice is not just looking for another doctor, but a colleague and friend to join their eye care family....

treatment, emergency eye care, and hard-to-fit contact lenses....

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Redding, 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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  • GPAC
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  • Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C.
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Redding, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Redding, 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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