Optometrist Jobs in Bethesda, MD

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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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Upper Marlboro, MD (22 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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19 hours ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Confidential - Washington, DC (10 miles from Bethesda, MD)
The offices perform Fundus Photography, Autorefractions, Visual Field Testing, etc. Must have flexibility with office locations and hours. EMR system (Athena) DC license REQUIRED....
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3 days ago
New View Laser Eye, Inc. - Reston, VA (13 miles from Bethesda, MD)
The day-to-day clinical duties are general eye exams; Lasik exams; addressing, diagnosing, and managing Optometric and Medical conditions; pre/post-op exams; and the assessment and fitting of contact...
4 days ago
The Luxottica Group - Washington, DC (6 miles from Bethesda, MD)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
4 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Washington, DC (6 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Washington DC to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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5 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
MyEyeDr - Laurel, MD (14 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Our professional optometrists are championing a new path for eye care - join our path!...
6 days ago
MyEyeDr - Ashton, MD (13 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Our professional optometrists are championing a new path for eye care - join our path!...
6 days ago
MyEyeDr - Bowie, MD (19 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Our professional optometrists are championing a new path for eye care - join our path!...
6 days ago
Johns Hopkins University - Columbia, MD (19 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Provide comprehensive care and perform general visual examinations and contact lens evaluations on patients in need of evaluation for vision correction and perform the various skills associated with...
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Bowie, MD (19 miles from Bethesda, MD)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
7 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Oxon Hill, MD (13 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Forestville, MD (14 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Vision MD Eye Doctors - College Park, MD (9 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Duties include, but are not limited to: Provide both routine and medical based optometry / comprehensive eye exams / refraction Pre & Post-op cataract care Fitting and prescribing of contact lenses...
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7 days ago Vision MD Eye Doctors
Eye Care Partners - Alexandria, VA (11 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Are you An Optometrist with a license in good standing in the State of Virginia? Looking to join a medically-focused, doctor-led, organization focused on full scope of eye care?...
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7 days ago Eye Care Partners
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Upper Marlboro, MD (22 miles from Bethesda, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Bethesda, MD

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

$131,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Bethesda, MD offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Bethesda, MD
  • 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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