Optometrist Jobs in Fountain, 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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Corporate practice - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, CO)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
6 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, 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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14 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC
Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, 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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14 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC
Walmart - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, CO)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
15 days ago
LensCrafters - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, CO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Optometrist to work as an Independent Contractor....
15 days ago
AEG Vision - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, CO)
Recommended Skills Eyes Diseases And Disorders Optometry Refractive Surgery Contact Lenses Rehabilitations...
29 days ago
Target Optical - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, CO)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Optometrist to work as an Independent Contractor....
30+ days ago
Colorado Vision - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, CO)
Colorado springs leaseholder seeking full-time optometrist in retail setting clinic. Applicant should have a passion for excellent eye care and have a good chair-side manner....
30+ days ago
Hero Practice Services - Colorado Springs, CO (14 miles from Fountain, CO)
MISSION OF THE ROLE: The Optometrist's mission is to provide preventive and restorative eye care for all patients, diagnosing and treating vision-related symptoms as well instructing staff on how to...
90+ days ago
Walmart - Fountain, CO
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Fountain, CO

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Fountain, CO

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

$123,280

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Fountain, CO offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • 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 Fountain, 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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