Optometrist Jobs in Louisiana

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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IN2002 Optometrist

  • Target Optical
  • Shreveport, LA
  • 5 days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

IN0248 Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Lafayette, LA
  • 5 days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

IN2002 Optometrist-Shreveport, LA- Target Optical

  • Luxottica Group
  • Shreveport, LA
  • 6 days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

IN0248 Optometrist-Lafayette, LA- LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • Lafayette, LA
  • 6 days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

Optometrist

  • Target Optical
  • Metairie, LA
  • 7 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Houma, LA
  • 7 days ago

Our Optometrists manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular disease to their comfort level including but not limited to: Treating corneal ulcers and uveitis Diagnosing diabetic and hypertensive...

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Bossier City, LA
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Lafayette, LA
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Slidell, LA
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Hammond, LA
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Mandeville, LA
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Harahan, LA
  • 7 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Slidell, LA
  • 8 days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

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Remote Optometrist - LA Licensed

  • AES
  • New Orleans, LA
  • 8 days ago

AES partners with National Vision and select Independent Practices affiliated with the National Vision Doctor of Optometry network to make ODs available to provide high-quality eye exams remotely to...

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Independent Optometrist

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • 13 days ago

In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....

Demographic Data for Louisiana

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Louisiana

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Louisiana offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Louisiana
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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