Optometrist Jobs in Columbia, 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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Colonial Opticians - Rockville, MD (18 miles from Columbia, MD)
We also offer the ability to work with Low Vision patients. One of our Optometrist is a Low Vision Specialist. This is a passion of our office for 30 years....
Pro Healthcare - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Perform eye exams and analyze test results. Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases, such as glaucoma. Prescribe eyeglasses and medications....
1 day ago
Sam's Club - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Prescribing, fitting, and adjusting eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids; suggesting, ordering, interpreting, and assessing diagnostic tests (for example, glaucoma testing, macular degeneration...
22 hours ago
Gaithersburg, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
diseases, emergency eye care, specialty contact lenses, and surgical co-management for laser eye surgery....
1 day ago
Arnold, MD (23 miles from Columbia, MD)
The team of professionals specializes in medical eye care, ocular disease treatment and management, pediatric eye care, and the latest in contact lens technology....
1 day ago
GPAC - Arlington, VA (24 miles from Columbia, MD)
You'll be providing comprehensive optometric chronic care management of patients, diagnosing and treating ocular diseases, performing optical responsibilities, pre-op, post-ops, co-management, etc....
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
18 hours ago
GPAC - Washington, DC (22 miles from Columbia, MD)
You'll be providing comprehensive optometric chronic care management of patients, diagnosing and treating ocular diseases, performing optical responsibilities, pre-op, post-ops, co-management, etc....
2 days ago
National Vision - Bowie, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
National Vision - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Catonsville, MD (8 miles from Columbia, MD)
The practice offers comprehensive, emergency, and medical eye care to patients of all ages and specializes in treating ocular diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and...
1 day ago
Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
The practice specializes in comprehensive eye care, treatment and management of glaucoma, contact lenses, pre- and post-operative cataracts, and surgical eye care....
1 day ago
Charm City Optical - Baltimore, MD (14 miles from Columbia, MD)
Full-time and Part-Time opportunities available for a TPA certified optometrist to join a growing OD and MD practice....
Visionworks - Ellicott City, MD (6 miles from Columbia, MD)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Maryland, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our new BALTIMORE location....
5 days ago
Providence Opticians, Inc. - Washington, DC (19 miles from Columbia, MD)
We are looking for an Optometrist to perform eye tests and provide excellent eye care to our patients....

Demographic Data for Columbia, MD

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Columbia, MD

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

$95,590

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Columbia, MD offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • 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 Columbia, 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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