Optometrist Jobs in Metairie, 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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Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC - Marrero, LA (11 miles from Metairie, LA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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1 day ago Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
Walmart - Harvey, LA (9 miles from Metairie, LA)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
6 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC - New Orleans, LA (5 miles from Metairie, LA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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14 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
Walmart - Kenner, LA (5 miles from Metairie, LA)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
17 days ago
Aria Care Partners - New Orleans, LA (5 miles from Metairie, 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...
18 days ago
Walmart - Harvey, LA (9 miles from Metairie, LA)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
60+ days ago
Walmart - Kenner, LA (5 miles from Metairie, LA)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
60+ days ago
VisionWorks - Metairie, LA
Optometrist Store 210, Pontchartrain Place, Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America Req #15820 Monday, January 4, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Louisiana...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Metairie, LA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Metairie, LA

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

$83,440

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Metairie, LA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 Metairie, 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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