Optometrist Jobs in Colorado Springs, CO

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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Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC - Colorado Springs, CO
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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5 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC
The Eye Group - Colorado Springs, CO
Perform routine & medical eye exams, contact lens fittings and walk ins. Base salary and opportunities for bonuses....
5 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Colorado Springs, CO
Job Description: Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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9 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Walmart - Fountain, CO (14 miles from Colorado Springs, CO)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
14 days ago
AEG Vision - Fountain, CO (14 miles from Colorado Springs, CO)
Recommended Skills Eyes Diseases And Disorders Optometry Refractive Surgery Contact Lenses Rehabilitations...
14 days ago
The Eye Group - Colorado Springs, CO
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established optometry practice in Colorado Springs. Full scope optometry in a fully equipped practice....
17 days ago
LensCrafters - Colorado Springs, CO
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Optometrist to work as an Independent Contractor....
24 days ago
Peak View Optometry - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Optometry License- active...
28 days ago
Target Optical - Colorado Springs, CO
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Optometrist to work as an Independent Contractor....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Colorado Springs, CO

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Colorado Springs, CO as reported by the BLS.

$123,280

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Colorado Springs, CO 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 Colorado Springs, CO
  • 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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