Optometrist Jobs in The Villages, 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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LensCrafters - Ocala, FL (20 miles from The Villages, FL)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
1 day ago
Crystal Clear Eye Associates of Florida - Ocala, FL (20 miles from The Villages, FL)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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9 days ago Crystal Clear Eye Associates of Florida
St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute - The Villages, FL (5 miles from The Villages, FL)
Medical residency with an emphasis in ocular disease is preferred....
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10 days ago
GPAC - The Villages, FL
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
19 days ago
Ocala Eye PA - The Villages, FL
Perform routine eye exams including diabetic eye exam, stable pseudophakic exams, and contact lens evaluations/management....
19 days ago
Luxottica Group - Ocala, FL (20 miles from The Villages, FL)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago
Vision Service Plan - Ocala, FL (20 miles from The Villages, FL)
A caring team of professionals are dedicated to providing high-quality full-scope optometry, and specialize in dry eye, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration management, specialty contact lenses...
45+ days ago
St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute - The Villages, FL
Medical residency with an emphasis in ocular disease is preferred. Some evenings and weekends may be required....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for The Villages, FL

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in The Villages, FL

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in The Villages, FL as reported by the BLS.

$118,010

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in The Villages, FL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 The Villages, FL
  • 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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