Optometrist Jobs in Colorado

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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Lasik Plus - Denver, CO
Optometrist LCA VISION Optometry leaders, are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity to work with world-class ophthalmologists with a leading provider of laser vision correction...
1 day ago
The Eye Group - Windsor, CO
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
1 day ago
AAFES Exchange Optical - Buckley AFB, CO
Vision is seeking an Optometrist to run their own independent office located in or adjacent to our AAFES Exchange Optical located in the Buckley AFB in Colorado....
5 hours ago
The Eye Group - Westminster, CO
See approximately 25 patients per day practicing primarily routine eye exams. Interest or training in pediatrics preferred. Full support staff and scribe for assistance....
2 days ago
The Optical Gallery - Aurora, CO
Looking for a Part time Optometrist that could work one or two days per week/fill in and Occasionally a Saturday. This would be a contract position. Prefer someone who is VSP credentialed....
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3 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC - Arvada, CO
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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4 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Colorado PC
Luxottica - Littleton, CO
Pearle's vision of genuine eye care....
5 days ago
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
Walmart - Pueblo, CO
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
5 days ago
Walmart - Trinidad, CO
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
5 days ago
Walmart - Canon City, CO
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
5 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Fruitvale, CO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Clifton, CO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Palisade, CO
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
5 days ago
Aurora, CO
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
6 days ago

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

The Visual System and Concussion
This interactive course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers is focused on providing basic knowledge of the visual system in the concussed patient, along with...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Colorado

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

$132,030

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Colorado 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 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
  • 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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