Optometrist Jobs in Santa Monica, 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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Eye Group - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
optometrist to join an established optometry practice in Los Angeles....
1 day ago
MODO OPTOMETRY - Marina del Rey, CA (3 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: Doctorate Degree Eye Care Contact Lens Optometry Visual Field Testing Eye Exams...
Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Hiring for: Optometrist...
20 hours ago
GPAC - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
3 days ago
VSP Global - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
In addition to routine eye and medical care, the practice specializes in pediatric eye care, the diagnosis and surgical treatment of ocular diseases, and the treatment of eye muscle disorders such as...
4 days ago
Soledad Eye Surgeons Medical Group - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Our optometrists are certified in the Therapeutic Management of Ocular Disease....
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Sherman Oaks, CA (11 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 days ago
Target Optical - Burbank, CA (16 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 days ago
Maloney-Shamie Vision Institute - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Maloney-Shamie Vision Institute is seeking a licensed optometrist for our busy OD/MD practice located in Westwood near UCLA....
7 days ago
Rad Optometric Care Inc - Sherman Oaks, CA (9 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Our growing practice in Sherman Oaks is looking to add an enthusiastic and skilled optometrist to our office. Opportunities for part-time and full-time employment are available....
Monterey Park, CA (19 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Position: Office Admin Staff for our Optometry Office in Monterey Park Qualifications: Bilingual (Fluent in Spanish is a huge PLUS!)...
10 days ago
Beverly Hills, CA (6 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
11 days ago
Cypress Ophthalmology Group - Torrance, CA (16 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....
LensCrafters - Manhattan Beach, CA (10 miles from Santa Monica, 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....
14 days ago
Target Optical - Westlake Village, CA (22 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
14 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Santa Monica, CA

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

$112,930

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica, 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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