Optometrist Jobs in Richmond, 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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Barton Associates - Vallejo, CA (18 miles from Richmond, CA)
Contact lens experience essential. Knowledge and experience in ortho-optics and visual training preferred. The facility uses Epic....
1 day ago
The Eye Works Optometry - Napa, CA (20 miles from Richmond, CA)
Exam / Testing Urgent/Emergency Care Advanced Diagnostic Procedures Treatment of Ocular Disease Children's Vision LASIK Refractive Surgery Consultation & Co-Management Contact Lens Services Requirements...
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Bay Area Eye Care - Pleasant Hill, CA (16 miles from Richmond, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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1 day ago Bay Area Eye Care
VSP Global - Oakland, CA (15 miles from Richmond, 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....
2 days ago
VSP Global - Oakland, CA (15 miles from Richmond, CA)
The team of Optometrists provide personalized care specializing in glaucoma treatment, medical eye care, pediatric eye care, and specialty contact lenses....
2 days ago
Sorenson Vision - Berkeley, CA (10 miles from Richmond, 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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1 day ago
Emerging Vision - Novato, CA (15 miles from Richmond, 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....
3 days ago
VSP Global - Oakland, CA (15 miles from Richmond, 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
VSP Global - Oakland, CA (15 miles from Richmond, 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 - Vallejo, CA (18 miles from Richmond, CA)
About the Full-Time Optometrist Opening Redwood Eye Center is seeking a full-time Optometrist passionate about offering individualized eye care solutions to ensure optimal eye health for every patient...
4 days ago
VSP Global - Vallejo, CA (18 miles from Richmond, CA)
About the Full-Time Optometrist Opening Redwood Eye Center is seeking a full-time Optometrist passionate about offering individualized eye care solutions to ensure optimal eye health for every patient...
5 days ago
Emerging Vision - Novato, CA (15 miles from Richmond, 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....
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Walnut Creek, CA (17 miles from Richmond, CA)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
8 days ago
LensCrafters - San Francisco, CA (12 miles from Richmond, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
9 days ago
Pearle Vision - Walnut Creek, CA (17 miles from Richmond, CA)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
9 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Richmond, CA

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

$117,110

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Richmond, 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 Richmond, 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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