Optometrist Jobs in Fairfield, 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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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Centereach, NY (23 miles from Fairfield, CT)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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LensCrafters - Lake Grove, NY (23 miles from Fairfield, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Milford, CT (12 miles from Fairfield, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Stamford, CT (15 miles from Fairfield, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
6 days ago
Warby Parker - New Haven, CT (20 miles from Fairfield, CT)
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
9 days ago
The Eye Group - New Haven, CT (20 miles from Fairfield, 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....
9 days ago
Warby Parker - New Haven, CT (20 miles from Fairfield, CT)
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
17 days ago
VisionWorks - Centereach, NY (23 miles from Fairfield, 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...
18 days ago
The Eye Group - Bridgeport, CT (4 miles from Fairfield, 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....
19 days ago
Pearle Vision - Milford, CT (12 miles from Fairfield, CT)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
21 days ago
Private Practice - Orange, CT (14 miles from Fairfield, 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...
22 days ago
US Vision - Trumbull, CT (7 miles from Fairfield, 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....
26 days ago
Pearle Vision - Stony Brook, NY (20 miles from Fairfield, CT)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
29 days ago
The Eye Group - Fairfield, CT
Exciting opportunity for a full or part time optometrist to join a high end retail optical utilizing state of the art equipment....
30+ days ago
Corporate practice - Centereach, NY (23 miles from Fairfield, CT)
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!...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Fairfield, CT

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

$138,140

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Fairfield, 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 Fairfield, 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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