Optometrist Jobs in Baton Rouge, LA

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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Doctors Exchange of Louisiana - Baton Rouge, LA
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for multiple offices in the Baton Rouge, LA area...
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Walmart - Baker, LA (9 miles from Baton Rouge, LA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
3 days ago
Target Optical - Baton Rouge, LA
Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....
12 days ago
The Luxottica Group - Baton Rouge, LA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
13 days ago
The Eye Group - Baton Rouge, LA
Performing primarily routine exams, with an aspect of medical optometry. This is a high volume setting with strong tech support....
13 days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Baton Rouge, LA
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for multiple offices in the Baton Rouge, LA area...
30+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Baton Rouge, LA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Baton Rouge, LA (8 miles from Baton Rouge, LA)
Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Baton Rouge, LA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Baton Rouge, LA

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Baton Rouge, LA as reported by the BLS.

$95,430

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Baton Rouge, LA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.6%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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 Baton Rouge, LA
  • 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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