Optometrist Jobs in San Jose, 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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Kaiser Permanente - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from San Jose, CA)
fundus contact lens, tear function testing, Amsler grid, confrontation fields, etc....
17 hours ago
Bay Area Eye Care - San Jose, CA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago Bay Area Eye Care
Bay Area Eye Care - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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4 days ago Bay Area Eye Care
Jobs2Web (Posting) - San Jose, CA
The practice offers a range of specialties including specialty contact lens fittings for keratoconus and irregular corneas, myopia control, surgical co-management and other ocular diseases....
4 days ago
The Eye Group - San Jose, CA
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
5 days ago
Corporate practice - San Jose, 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!...
5 days ago
Emerging Vision - Cupertino, CA (11 miles from San Jose, 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....
11 days ago
VSP Global - San Jose, CA
The practice offers a range of specialties including specialty contact lens fittings for keratoconus and irregular corneas, myopia control, surgical co-management and other ocular diseases....
11 days ago
VSP Global - San Jose, CA
The practice offers a range of specialties including specialty contact lens fittings for keratoconus and irregular corneas, myopia control, surgical co-management and other ocular diseases....
13 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
fundus contact lens, tear function testing, Amsler grid, confrontation fields, etc....
13 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in San Jose, CA

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

$119,170

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in San Jose, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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 San Jose, 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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