Optometrist Jobs in Whittier, 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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Optica Vision Centers - Long Beach, CA (14 miles from Whittier, CA)
Optometrist Requirements : • Doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree. • Must possess a California-issued license for O.D. and optometry. • Newly license Optometrist welcome to apply. • Outstanding communication...
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2 days ago Optica Vision Centers
Target Optical - Seal Beach, CA (17 miles from Whittier, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
15 hours ago
Advanced Eyecare, A Professional Optometric Group - Glendale, CA (17 miles from Whittier, CA)
Recent Optometry School Grads as well as established OD's... Would you prefer to work in a hospital-type environment instead of a refracting mill next to a discount eyeglass shop?...
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2 days ago Advanced Eyecare, A Professional Optometric Group
Target Optical - Burbank, CA (20 miles from Whittier, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
1 day ago
Cypress Ophthalmology Group - Torrance, CA (20 miles from Whittier, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago Cypress Ophthalmology Group
LensCrafters - Ontario, CA (21 miles from Whittier, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
4 days ago
Target Optical - Glendale, CA (19 miles from Whittier, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
4 days ago
VSP Global - Long Beach, CA (18 miles from Whittier, CA)
care, surgical co-management, and specialty contact lenses....
4 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Los Angeles, CA (12 miles from Whittier, CA)
lenses for aphasics....
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Westminster, CA (17 miles from Whittier, CA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
6 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Long Beach, CA (18 miles from Whittier, CA)
lenses for aphasics....
6 days ago
Optometry - Artesia, CA (9 miles from Whittier, CA)
, Contact Lens Training Area Job Type: Full-time Pay: $80,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year...
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7 days ago
Cypress Ophthalmology Group - Hawthorne, CA (19 miles from Whittier, CA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago Cypress Ophthalmology Group
California Correctional Health Care Services - Los Angeles, CA (12 miles from Whittier, CA)
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Whittier, CA

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

$112,930

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Whittier, 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 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 Whittier, 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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