Optometrist Jobs in West Hartford, 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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Corporate practice - Farmington, CT (4 miles from West Hartford, 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!...
18 hours ago
Fifth State Vision Care - Wallingford, CT (20 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Wallingford, CT office....
6 days ago
Fifth State Vision Care - Farmington, CT (4 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Farmington, CT office....
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7 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
Fifth State Vision Care - Wallingford, CT (20 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Wallingford, CT office....
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7 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
The Eye Group - Middlebury, CT (24 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Full or part time opportunity for a medically oriented optometrist to join an innovative and well established eye care practice....
12 days ago
The Eye Group - Middletown, CT (15 miles from West Hartford, CT)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
12 days ago
MyEyeDr. Optometry - Torrington, CT (19 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Doctor of Optometry degree from an accredited institution required....
14 days ago
The Eye Group - Manchester, CT (12 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Growing ophthalmology practice looking for an outgoing optometrist to join their successful team! Multi-specialty practice with full onsite optical....
16 days ago
LensCrafters - Farmington, CT (4 miles from West Hartford, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
17 days ago
LensCrafters - Newington, CT (4 miles from West Hartford, CT)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
17 days ago
The Eye Group - Litchfield, CT (23 miles from West Hartford, CT)
In addition to comprehensive eye exams, incoming OD will provide pre/post op care and co-management of disease....
19 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Hartford, CT (5 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Connecticut to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
25 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Middletown, CT (15 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Optometrist must be able to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
25 days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Farmington, CT (4 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Farmington, CT office....
26 days ago
The Eye Group - Watertown, CT (19 miles from West Hartford, CT)
Primary care optometrist needed to join this successful full scope practice. Great opportunity to take over an existing caseload....
27 days ago

Demographic Data for West Hartford, CT

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in West Hartford, CT

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

$138,140

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in West Hartford, CT offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.6%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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 West Hartford, 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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