Optometrist Jobs in Dalton, 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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Pearle Vision - Dalton, GA
Pearles vision of genuine eye care Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....
5 days ago
Corporate practice - Cleveland, TN (22 miles from Dalton, 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!...
9 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC - Fort Oglethorpe, GA (19 miles from Dalton, GA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC
Nashville Regional Eye Care PC - Cleveland, TN (22 miles from Dalton, GA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
Nashville Regional Eye Care PC - Cleveland, TN (22 miles from Dalton, GA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago Nashville Regional Eye Care PC

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Dalton, GA

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

$104,970

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Dalton, GA 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 Dalton, 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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