Optometrist Jobs in Lake Charles, 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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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Lake Charles, LA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
8 days ago
National Vision - Lake Charles, LA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Direct Apply

18 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Lake Charles, LA
As an optometrist in our practice, you will be expected to: Conduct eye exams using mobile optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretation Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease...
23 days ago
Walmart - Lake Charles, LA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Lake Charles, LA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Lake Charles, LA

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

$104,360

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Lake Charles, LA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Lake Charles, 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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