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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Emerging Vision - Palo Alto, CA (15 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....
2 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....
2 days ago
Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C. - Mountain View, CA (10 miles from San Jose, CA)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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2 days ago Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C.
Emerging Vision - San Jose, CA
Optometrists will have the unique opportunity to provide exceptional eye care to a growing patient base and be affiliated with a profitable organization at the same time....
2 days ago
Branham Family Eye Care - San Jose, CA
scope of primary eye care....
1 day ago
LensCrafters - Pleasanton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
4 days ago
LensCrafters - Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
4 days ago
FirstSight Vision Services, INC - Milpitas, CA (6 miles from San Jose, CA)
Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
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6 days ago FirstSight Vision Services, INC
San Jose, CA
We need an optometrist to work two full days parttime. OR Saturday mornings OR Sunday mornings (new graduates welcome)....
15 days ago
VSP Global - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
The dedicated Optometric team offers comprehensive eye care, ocular disease treatment and management, surgical co-management, pediatric eye care, and specialty contact lenses, including ortho-k and...
16 days ago
Stanford Health Care - San Jose, CA
The optometrist shall be trained and experienced in providing manifest refraction, cycloplegic RFY, manual keratometry, corneal topography, low vision service, optical dispensary and contact lens fitting...
17 days ago
LensCrafters - San Jose, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
18 days ago
Emerging Vision - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Our offices are fully equipped to provide quality eye care....
20 days ago
VSP Global - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, 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....
30+ 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....
30+ 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 (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 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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