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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Corporate practice - New London, 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!...
2 days ago
Fifth State Vision Care - Danbury, 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 Danbury, CT office....
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8 hours ago Fifth State Vision Care
Warby Parker - Hartford, CT
Warby Parker is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Optometrist for a new lease opportunity in (or right next to!) our store....
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Corporate practice - Farmington, 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!...
2 days ago
OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES - Waterford, CT 06385, CT
The doctor who owns the practice is looking for an optometrist with an interest in buying the practice and taking over eventually....
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1 day ago
Primary Eye Care - Norwalk, CT
We are recruiting a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for a primary care Optometry practice located in Norwalk...
1 day ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Greenwich, CT
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Greenwich CT to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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4 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
Eye To Eye Careers - Stamford, CT
The optometrist must be able to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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4 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
KENNEDY-PERKINS OPTICIANS INC. - New Haven, CT 06510, CT
Job Description Optometrist (Independent OD) wanted for busy retail Optical eyewear store. Exam and contact lens fitting big part of practice. Dr sets schedule, fees for exam and CTL fits....
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6 days ago
Fifth State Vision Care - Wallingford, 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....
8 days ago
Fifth State Vision Care - Farmington, 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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9 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
Fifth State Vision Care - New London, 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 New London, CT office....
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9 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
Fifth State Vision Care - Wallingford, 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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9 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
Kennedy Perkins Opticians - New Haven, CT
Optometrist (Independent OD) wanted for busy retail Optical eyewear store. Exam and contact lens fitting big part of practice. Dr sets schedule, fees for exam and CTL fits....
12 days ago
The Eye Group - Montville, CT
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
13 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Connecticut

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Connecticut as reported by the BLS.

$138,140

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Connecticut 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 Connecticut
  • 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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