Optometrist Jobs in Bridgeport, CT

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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The Eye Group - Danbury, CT (20 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
1 hour ago
Dr Joel's Family Eye Care Center - New Haven, CT (17 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
As an optometrist in our practice, you will be expected, but not limited, to: Perform comprehensive eye exams including pediatric eye care exams Diagnose and treat eye disease Prescribe corrective lenses...
4 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Centereach, NY (21 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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9 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
LensCrafters - Lake Grove, NY (21 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
13 days ago
LensCrafters - Milford, CT (8 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
13 days ago
LensCrafters - Stamford, CT (18 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
13 days ago
Warby Parker - New Haven, CT (17 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
16 days ago
The Eye Group - New Haven, CT (17 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Wonderful opportunity to work in a busy and growing optometry practice. New doctor will be performing primarily routine exams, with an aspect of medical optometry....
17 days ago
Warby Parker - New Haven, CT (17 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
25 days ago
VisionWorks - Centereach, NY (21 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
7, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New York, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our CENTEREACH / CENTER ISLIP / EAST SETAUKET location - offering a $20,000 Sign-On...
26 days ago
The Eye Group - Bridgeport, CT
This is a successful & privately owned primary care practice - a busy, family based practice providing routine eye exams and medical care with all required equipment....
26 days ago
Pearle Vision - Hauppauge, NY (24 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
28 days ago
Pearle Vision - Milford, CT (8 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
28 days ago
Private Practice - Orange, CT (11 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Title: Optometrist - OD Location: Orange, CT Full Time or Part Time Optometrist - OD Position Private Practice Full Time or Part Time Available Open: Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm No Nights/Weekends Excellent...
30+ days ago
US Vision - Trumbull, CT (6 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
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....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Bridgeport, CT

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Bridgeport, CT

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

$138,140

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Bridgeport, CT 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 Bridgeport, CT
  • 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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