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 - Norwalk, 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
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....
2 days ago
LensCrafters - Norwalk, CT
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
5 days ago
Luxottica - Manchester, CT
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
6 days ago
Target - Manchester, CT
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
6 days 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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7 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Hartford, CT
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Hartford, CT to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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7 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Stamford, CT
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Connecticut to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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7 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Fifth State Vision Care - Farmington, CT
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
Fifth State Vision Care - Bristol, CT
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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11 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
Fifth State Vision Care - Norwalk, CT
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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11 days ago Fifth State Vision Care
Pearle Vision - Milford, CT
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
11 days ago
Luxottica Group - Manchester, CT
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
12 days ago
Charter Oak Health Center - Hartford, CT
Responsibilities and Duties: Provide outpatient care for patients with eye-related disorders and conditions Conduct routine eye examinations, including visual field tests Determine each patient's visual...
12 days ago
Fifth State Vision Care - Wallingford, CT
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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13 days ago Fifth State Vision Care

Demographic Data for Connecticut

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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 (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 (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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