Optometrist Jobs in Florida

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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Eye to Eye Careers - Rockledge, FL
We are looking for a compassionate, up-to-travel Optometrist with a heart in providing comprehensive and medical, quality eye care to nursing home residents....
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2 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Physicians Eyecare Group - Tallahassee, FL
in the United States by having passed Parts I, II and III of the National Board Exam Responsibilities: Eye Exams Contact Lens Refraction Apply now!...
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2 days ago Physicians Eyecare Group
Luxottica Group - Pembroke Pines, FL
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters at Macys (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 hours ago
GPAC - Jacksonville, 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-...
2 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Pensacola, FL
Clarkson EyeCare is seeking a talented Full Scope Optometrist to work full-time at our office....
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1 day ago Eye Care Partners
Eye to Eye Careers - Jacksonville, FL
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Jacksonville to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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4 hours ago Eye to Eye Careers
Veterans Health Administration - Viera, FL
The staff optometrist for all Orlando eye clinics provides comprehensive eye care to include but not limited to the management of eye disease, consultations, and emergency triage services during daytime...
6 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Boynton Beach, FL
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 hours ago
Clear Sight Partners - Zephyrhills, FL
Clear Sight Partners is a building a premier destination for fully integrated ophthalmology, medical optometry and optical retail services designed to provide comprehensive eye care to our patients....
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1 day ago Clear Sight Partners
VSP Global - Orlando, FL
The practice specializes in pediatric eye care and specialty contact lenses, including rigid gas permeable and scleral lenses....
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Coral Springs, FL
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
7 hours ago
Veterans Health Administration - Melbourne, FL
Provides other clinical services as assigned consistent with clinical privileges as assigned by the Chief of Optometry or local Supervisor Optometrist; may be designated to provide low vision services...
2 hours ago
LensCrafters - Lakeland, FL
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Pearle Vision - Lakeland, FL
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
3 days ago
LensCrafters - Coral Gables, FL
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
3 days ago

Demographic Data for Florida

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Florida

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

$102,060

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Florida 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 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 Florida
  • 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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