Optometrist Jobs in Atlanta, GA

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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Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC - Hiram, GA (23 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Vision To Learn - Atlanta, GA
Vision To Learn partners with school districts to provide eye exams to children living in underserved communities with unmet needs for glasses....
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5 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC - Smyrna, GA (10 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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5 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC
Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC - Conyers, GA (21 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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5 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Atlanta, GA
We are excited to share that certain Walmart stores in Georgia will soon have a Walmart Heath care center offering patients access to optometry services.* Full and part-time optometry providers who...
5 days ago
Dry Eye Center of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA (9 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Primary medical optometry. Practice has an emphasis on dry eye diagnosis and treatment. Ground-floor opportunity for potential chain of dry eye centers focusing on curing dry eye....
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7 days ago
The Eye Group - Atlanta, GA
Excellent opportunity with both Full and part time openings with a strong optical based practice providing routine & medical eye care. 3 Saturdays a month required....
17 days ago
Luxottica Group - Marietta, GA (16 miles from Atlanta, GA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
20 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Atlanta, GA
Our candidate is expected to apply his or her skills in performing comprehensive vision tests, prescribe necessary medications and eyeglasses/contact lenses, and treat all patients with the utmost care...
20 days ago
LensCrafters - Snellville, GA (20 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Excellent opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry looking for a flexible schedule and great practice experience....
22 days ago
LensCrafters - Douglasville, GA (20 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Excellent opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry looking for a flexible schedule and great practice experience....
22 days ago
Thomas Eye Group - Atlanta, GA
We are looking for Pediatric Optometrists for several of our clinics in and around Metro Atlanta! Must be vision credentialed and free f...Qualifications: Provider of quality patient eye care....
26 days ago
The Eye Group - Atlanta, GA
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
28 days ago
Pearle Vision - Atlanta, GA
exams. * Treat conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. * Prescribe and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses. * Provide low vision aids and vision therapy. * Diagnose eye conditions...
29 days ago
Corporate practice - Conyers, GA (21 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Atlanta, GA

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Atlanta, GA as reported by the BLS.

$92,990

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Atlanta, GA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Atlanta, GA
  • 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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