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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Pearle Vision - Waterford, CT
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
8 days ago
LensCrafters - Newington, CT
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
LensCrafters - Milford, CT
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
LensCrafters - Stamford, CT
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago
LensCrafters - Farmington, 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
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
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
23 days ago
Private Practice - Orange, 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 - West Hartford, CT
Title: Optometrist - OD Location: West Hartford, 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
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
Private Practice - Glastonbury, CT
Title: Optometrist - OD Location: Glastonbury, 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 - Avon, CT
Title: Optometrist - OD Location: Avon, 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

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 (67.5%)
  • 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 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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