Optometrist Jobs in Augusta, ME

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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Eye to Eye Careers - Waterville, ME (14 miles from Augusta, ME)
The new candidates are expected to be dedicated to providing the highest quality eye care possible to our patients and to Perform comprehensive eye exam Prescribe treatments to ocular diseases Collaborate...
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13 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Waterville, ME (14 miles from Augusta, ME)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
23 days ago
Walmart - Augusta, ME
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
23 days ago
Walmart - Waterville, ME (14 miles from Augusta, ME)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
23 days ago
The Eye Group - Manchester, ME (7 miles from Augusta, ME)
The new optometrist will be working closely with the ophthalmic team. The practice has an excellent staff and its own optical dispensary....
24 days ago

Demographic Data for Augusta, ME

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Yoga and Vision Improvement
Created by Behavioral Optometrist Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac., and yoga teacher Daniel Orlansky, Yoga & Vision Improvement brings together the best of eastern and western mind/body methods...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Augusta, ME

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

$136,510

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Augusta, ME offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Augusta, ME
  • 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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