Optometrist Jobs in New Haven, 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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LensCrafters - Milford, CT (9 miles from New Haven, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
Warby Parker - New Haven, CT
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
10 days ago
The Eye Group - New Haven, 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....
11 days ago
Warby Parker - New Haven, CT
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
19 days ago
The Eye Group - Bridgeport, CT (17 miles from New Haven, 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....
20 days ago
Pearle Vision - Milford, CT (9 miles from New Haven, CT)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
23 days ago
Private Practice - Orange, CT (5 miles from New Haven, 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...
24 days ago
Private Practice - Guilford, CT (12 miles from New Haven, CT)
Title: Optometrist - OD Location: Guilford, 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...
24 days ago
US Vision - Trumbull, CT (14 miles from New Haven, 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....
28 days ago
The Eye Group - Fairfield, CT (20 miles from New Haven, 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
Eyecare Associates - Trumbull, CT (14 miles from New Haven, CT)
Our four locations in Trumbull, Stamford, Southport, and Norwalk provide exceptional vision care including contact lenses, ocular disease, and behavioral and integrative care for patients of all ages...
30+ days ago
Pearle Vision - Hamden, CT (4 miles from New Haven, CT)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care. An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Pearle Vision (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
Target Optical - Bethel, CT (24 miles from New Haven, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in New Haven, CT

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

$138,140

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in New Haven, 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 New Haven, 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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