Optometrist Jobs in Delaware

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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VSP Global - Bear, DE
In this role, you will provide full-scope optometry including in-depth eye exams; diagnosing and treating eye conditions; and, prescribing glasses and contact lenses....
7 days ago
Nemours - Milford, DE
Nemours is seeking a medically trained Optometrist for SeniorCare in Milford, DE. Clinical experience in Senior eye care is required....
9 days ago
The Eye Group - Wilmington, DE
Perform a mix of routine and medical based eye exams on patients Monday through Friday. Competitive salary and benefits are offered for this position....
27 days ago
Sussex Eye Center - Georgetown, DE
The practice has been located in Sussex County for 30 years practicing full-scope primary care optometry, specialty contact lenses, pediatrics, and vision therapy....
28 days ago
Vision Service Plan - Bear, DE
In this role, you will provide full-scope optometry including in-depth eye exams; diagnosing and treating eye conditions; and, prescribing glasses and contact lenses....
60+ days ago
Vision Service Plan - Georgetown, DE
The team of professionals practices full-scope optometry, specializing in ocular disease treatment and management, pediatric eye care, specialty contact lenses, and vision therapy....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Delaware

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
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Diploma in Optometry
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Delaware

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

$116,210

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Delaware 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 Delaware
  • 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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