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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Jennifer Tate Brasseaux, O D , L L C - Opelousas, LA
As a well-respected business in the community, Family Eye Care is focused on providing dedicated and friendly eye care service....
2 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC - Lake Charles, LA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Walmart - Breaux Bridge, LA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
5 days ago
GPAC - Lake Charles, LA
Job Description: As an Optometrist, 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
Lasik Plus - Metairie, LA
Optometrist LCA VISION Optometry leaders, are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity to work with world-class ophthalmologists with a leading provider of laser vision correction...
7 days ago
The Eye Group - Alexandria, LA
Optometrists have all of the benefits of being in private practice without the risks and headaches....
7 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Lafayette, LA
Responsibilities The Optometrist functions as an integral part of the eye care team....
7 days ago
Luxottica - Shreveport, LA
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
8 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC - Elmwood, LA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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9 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Houma, LA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
11 days ago
Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC - Houma, LA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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13 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC - Slidell, LA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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13 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
Luxottica Group - Shreveport, LA
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
13 days ago
Fidelity Partners Medical Staffing - Oakdale, LA
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13 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Lafayette, LA
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13 days ago

Demographic Data for Louisiana

Moving to Louisiana? Find some basic demographic data about Louisiana below.


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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Louisiana

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

$104,360

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Louisiana 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 Louisiana
  • 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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