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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Los Angeles, CA
We are a very busy high end Culver City Optometry practice serving the community for over 30 years. Great long term existing staff!...
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Redwood Sage - Riverside, CA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Target Optical - Visalia, CA
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
2 days ago
LensCrafters - Canoga Park, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
2 days ago
VSP Global - Norwalk, CA
Norwalk Family Optometry offers a spectrum of comprehensive eye services, including diagnosing and treating ocular diseases....
2 days ago
FirstSight Vision Services, INC - Sacramento, 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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2 days ago FirstSight Vision Services, INC
The Eye Group - West Covina, CA
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
21 hours ago
VSP Global - Norwalk, CA
Norwalk Family Optometry offers a spectrum of comprehensive eye services, including diagnosing and treating ocular diseases....
1 day ago
Advanced Vision Care - Los Angeles, CA
Well-established, premiere Beverly Hills eye care practice is searching for a full time optometrist to join our group of ophthalmologists....
2 days ago
Spectrum Eyecare Optometry - Chico, CA
Spectrum Eyecare is a unique practice that provides eye health and vision consultations to residents in Skilled Nursing Facilities throughout the entire State of California. We provide access to...
3 days ago
VSP - Redding, CA
treatment, emergency eye care, and hard-to-fit contact lenses....
3 days ago
Turlock Eyecare - Turlock, CA
Weve got amazing equipment and provide full scope medical optometry. This job pays exceptionally well. How much? Talk to us and tell us what you can bring to the table....
4 hours ago
National Vision - West Sacramento, CA
Job Description As a business owner, you will enjoy: The freedom to run your own business Fantastic personal income potential An established office with a solid patient base and trained optical...
1 hour ago
LensCrafters - Westminster, CA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
2 days ago
Advanced Eyecare, A Professional Optometric Group - Sacramento, CA
Are you dissatisfied working in a retail environment performing refractions and selling second pairs of glasses? Maybe it’s time for a change....
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1 day ago Advanced Eyecare, A Professional Optometric Group

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.

$117,180

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in California offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 (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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