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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Luxottica Group - Redondo Beach, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
1 day ago
Vsp Global - Lakewood, CA (23 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
As the practice is committed to providing optimal eye care, the professionals specialize in ocular disease treatment and management, corneal refractive therapy, computer vision syndrome, dry eye, specialty...
2 days ago
Cypress Ophthalmology Group - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (19 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago Cypress Ophthalmology Group
FirstSight Vision Services, INC - Long Beach, CA (18 miles from Santa Monica, 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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1 day ago FirstSight Vision Services, INC
Luxottica Group - Inglewood, CA (8 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
1 day ago
Complete Eye. Care Center - Lawndale, CA (11 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical...
3 days ago
Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C. - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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5 days ago Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C.
Vsp Global - Inglewood, CA (8 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
You'll work 40 hours a week and provide various optometric services, including refractive exams, dilated exams, perform contact lens fittings, and recommend patient follow-ups and treatment plans....
5 days ago
Luxottica Group - Torrance, CA (16 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
5 days ago
VSP Global - Inglewood, CA (8 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Minimum qualifications include: Optometry license in the state of California TPA certified Preferred qualifications include: Scleral contact lenses Prescribing eye drops As an employee of the practice...
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Pasadena, CA (22 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 days ago
Luxottica Group - Northridge, CA (15 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
VSP Global - Inglewood, CA (8 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
You'll work 40 hours a week and provide various optometric services, including refractive exams, dilated exams, perform contact lens fittings, and recommend patient follow-ups and treatment plans....
9 days ago
VSP Global - Beverly Hills, CA (6 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
You'll work 40 hours a week and provide various optometric services, including refractive exams, dilated exams, perform contact lens fittings, and recommend patient follow-ups and treatment plans....
10 days ago
Confidential - Beverly Hills, CA (6 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Examination, contact lens fitting,...
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10 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 (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 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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