Optometrist Jobs in Georgia

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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GPAC - Lawrenceville, GA
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-...
1 day ago
Luxottica - Norcross, GA
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
2 days ago
GPAC - Valdosta, GA
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-...
16 hours ago
GPAC - Stone Mountain, GA
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-...
16 hours ago
GPAC - Alpharetta, GA
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-...
16 hours ago
VSP Global - Commerce, GA
Additionally, they offer extensive experience in surgical co-management of cataracts and LASIK and fittings for hard-to-fit contact lenses....
1 day ago
Doctor's Exchange of Georgia PC - Gainesville, GA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Augusta, GA
Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
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The Eye Group - Atlanta, GA
The position is mainly primary eye exams and the prescription of vision devices. For more information on this or other opportunities nationwide, contact or visit us at (link removed)....
3 days ago
Private Practice - Gainesville, GA
Requirements: GA State Optometrist License New Grads are welcomed, we will train you Please Apply with a copy of your resume for consideration....
3 days ago
Luxottica Group - Norcross, GA
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
4 days ago
GPAC - Johns Creek, GA
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-...
5 days ago
GPAC - Marietta, GA
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-...
5 days ago
GPAC - Warner Robins, GA
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-...
5 days ago
GPAC - Albany, GA
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-...
5 days ago

Demographic Data for Georgia

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

The Visual System and Concussion
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Diploma in Optometry
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Georgia

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

$104,970

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Georgia 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 Georgia
  • 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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