Optometrist Jobs in California

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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Optometrist

  • San Jose, CA
  • 1 day ago

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...

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Optometrist

  • Pacificwest Regional EyeCare, P.C.
  • Hemet, CA
  • 1 day ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Redwood Sage
  • Glendale, CA
  • 1 day ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist - (Dr. June Chun) - San Francisco, CA

  • VSP Global
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 20 hours ago

Chun takes a one-on-one approach to eye care and strongly focuses on eye health and ocular disease detection....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Stockton, CA
  • 13 hours ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Part Time Optometrist

  • US Vision
  • Palmdale, CA
  • 14 hours ago

All of our advertising includes focus on eye exams and our independent doctors of optometry. Host Store Impact: We have nurtured relationships with leading department store retailers....

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Wine Country Optometrist

  • North Bay Eye Associates
  • Sonoma, CA
  • 1 day ago

In this role, the optometrist performs comprehensive eye exams, documents medical history in EHR, diagnoses and assists in the treatment of ocular diseases, prescribes corrective lenses, while working...

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For over 30 years, we have served the residents and families, Our practice meets all eye care needs specializing in comprehensive eye exams, treatment of eye infections and ocular diseases, specialty...

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Optometrist

  • FirstSight Vision Services, Inc
  • San Diego, CA
  • 7 hours ago

Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....

Optometrist - Stockton, CA - LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • Stockton, CA
  • 2 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

About Eye Care Optometry Associates of National City Eye Care Optometry Associates of National City is a second-generation practice that has served the local communities for over 40 years....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • 13 hours ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

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Optometrist Doctor of Optometry

  • imatters
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2 days ago

Optometrist – Doctor of Optometry Optometrists come join us in La Jolla – San Diego’s perfect sun-kissed oceanside community. Enjoy full scope Optometry in a fun and busy atmosphere....

Optometrist - Fresno, CA - LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • Fresno, CA
  • 2 days ago

OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....

Optometrist - Palm Desert, CA - LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • 2 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Demographic Data for California

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in California as reported by the BLS.

$136,600

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in California offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 California
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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