Optometrist Jobs in Connecticut

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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Optometrist Physician

  • Hartford, CT
  • 1 day ago

Optometrist Physician Opening - East Hartford, CT NEHCR Hartford, CT Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border Job Description Full scope Optometry service opportunity in EastHartford...

SA3233 Optometrist - West Hartford, CT - LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • West Hartford, CT
  • 2 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters at Macys (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • West Hartford, CT
  • 1 day ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

Full time Optometrist

  • ETS Vision
  • New London, CT
  • 2 days ago

: comprehensive, glaucoma, diabetic, pre/post operative, contact lens, etc....

Optometrist

  • Ets Vision
  • Norwalk, CT
  • 1 day ago

of the Optometrist (OD) Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) License to practice in the state of CT Excellent clinical and communication skills Ability to thrive in a team environment Contact Sheri for...

SA3233 Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • West Hartford, CT
  • 1 day ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters at Macys (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

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Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Waterford, CT
  • 5 days ago

Company Description About Us: National Vision is looking for a dedicated Optometrist with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering a great patient experience to join our Doctor of Optometry...

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Enfield, CT
  • 7 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Trumbull, CT
  • 7 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Waterbury, CT
  • 7 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

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Optometrist

  • Fifth State Vision Care
  • Norwich, CT
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • The Eye Care Group, PC
  • Waterbury, CT
  • 9 days ago

The Eye Care Group has been providing high-quality Ophthalmology services to Connecticut residents since 1974....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Old Saybrook, CT
  • 13 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Rocky Hill, CT
  • 13 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

SA0510 Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Stamford, CT
  • 13 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Demographic Data for Connecticut

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Connecticut

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Connecticut offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Connecticut
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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