Optometrist Jobs in Elkton, 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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VSP Global - Bear, DE (8 miles from Elkton, MD)
In this role, you will provide full-scope optometry including in-depth eye exams; diagnosing and treating eye conditions; and, prescribing glasses and contact lenses....
7 days ago
Kennett Square, PA (18 miles from Elkton, MD)
Ideal Candidate should have experience in a medically-oriented practices, fitting of all types of contact lenses and Officemate or other Optometric software....
8 days ago
The Eye Group - Wilmington, DE (19 miles from Elkton, MD)
Perform a mix of routine and medical based eye exams on patients Monday through Friday. Competitive salary and benefits are offered for this position....
27 days ago
Vision Service Plan - Bear, DE (8 miles from Elkton, MD)
In this role, you will provide full-scope optometry including in-depth eye exams; diagnosing and treating eye conditions; and, prescribing glasses and contact lenses....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Elkton, MD

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

$120,980

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Elkton, MD 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 Elkton, 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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