Optometrist Jobs in Gaithersburg, 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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Optometrist - Gaithersburg, Maryland

  • Visionworks
  • Gaithersburg, MD
  • 3 days ago

The Role: The Optometrist (OD) is simply the "best-of-the best" in the field of optometry....

Optometrist

  • Warby Parker
  • Columbia, MD
  • 2 days ago

We offer everything our customers need for happier eyes at a price that leaves them with money in their pockets, from designer-quality glasses and contacts to eye exams and vision tests....

exam growth for locations in your area, as well as develop plans that enhance performance management Ensure we are meeting operational KPIs (such as eye exam bookings or patient experience) across...

Optometrist - Catonsville, MD

  • Visionworks
  • Catonsville, MD
  • 1 day ago

Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Maryland, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our CATONSVILLE location - offering up to a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus!!...

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • 2 days ago

An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Part Time Optometrist

  • ETS Vision
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • moments ago

No Saturdays You pick the hours you want to work Mileage and tolls paid $500-$800 a day 1099 Requirements of the Optometrist (OD): Doctorate of Optometry degree (OD) Excellent clinical and communication...

Optometrist - Ellicott City (Baltimore), Maryland

  • Visionworks
  • Ellicott City, MD
  • 3 days ago

The Role: The Optometrist (OD) is simply the "best-of-the best" in the field of optometry....

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Optometrist

  • Vision To Learn
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 days ago

We have provided over 1.5 million vision screening, 300,000 eye exams and 240,000 pairs of eye glasses lifetime....

exam growth for locations in your area, as well as develop plans that enhance performance management Ensure we are meeting operational KPIs (such as eye exam bookings or patient experience) across...

Optometrist - $10,000 Sign-On Bonus - Washington, DC

  • Visionworks
  • Washington, DC
  • 3 days ago

The Role: The Optometrist (OD) is simply the "best-of-the best" in the field of optometry....

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Optometrist (Comprehensive OD)

  • GPAC
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • 23 hours ago

As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...

Optometrist (iCareDoctor) - MD & VA

  • VSP Global
  • Laurel, MD
  • 3 days ago

You'll conduct routine eye exams, manage and treat glaucoma and dry eye syndrome, including punctual occlusion, fit specialty contact lenses, diagnose and prescribe medications, and maintain accurate...

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Optometrist

  • Colonial Opticians
  • Rockville, MD
  • 6 days ago

Our Optometrist are comprehensive primary eye care specialist. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....

Demographic Data for Gaithersburg, MD

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Gaithersburg, MD

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Gaithersburg, MD offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Gaithersburg, MD
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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