Optometrist Jobs in Tallahassee, FL

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 - Mobile Clinics

  • Aria Care Partners
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • 90+ days ago

Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....

Optometrist - Doctor of Optometry (Employee)

  • Stanton Optical
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • 90+ days ago

Our doctors enjoy the latest technology from various brands in Optometric equipment and the best OD tech supportIf you are a dedicated Optometrist with a passion for delivering exceptional eye care,...

Optometrist

  • VisionWorks
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • 90+ days ago

Optometrist Florida, USA Store 331, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America Req #17157 Thursday, February 17, 2022 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Florid a,...

Independent Optometrist - Walmart

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • 90+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
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The Visual System and Concussion
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Diploma in Optometry
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Tallahassee, FL

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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Optometrist positions

  • National Vision
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  • America's Best
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  • Aria Care Partners
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  • Brightstar Care
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  • Eye Associates of Tallahassee
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  • Practice Management Connections
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  • Stanton Optical
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  • Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
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  • VisionWorks
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  • Walmart / Sam's
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tallahassee, FL 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 Tallahassee, FL
  • 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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