Optometrist Jobs in Kensington, 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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LasikPlus, LVI, TLC - West McLean, VA (9 miles from Kensington, MD)
Specific qualifications for this health care role include: Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from an accredited School of Optometry License to practice optometry in the state in which you will be practicing...
18 hours ago
Colonial Opticians - Rockville, MD (7 miles from Kensington, MD)
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....
Eye to Eye Careers - Burtonsville, MD (9 miles from Kensington, MD)
About the Position Our Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
3 hours ago
Barton Associates - Washington, DC (9 miles from Kensington, MD)
Our client in Washington DC is seeking a optometrist at the start of August. The selected locum can expect to work 2 days per week for 5-8hr shifts....
3 days ago
Corporate practice - Chantilly, VA (22 miles from Kensington, MD)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
4 days ago
Corporate practice - Clinton, MD (21 miles from Kensington, MD)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
4 days ago
National Vision - Upper Marlboro, MD (23 miles from Kensington, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
National Vision - Oxon Hill, MD (15 miles from Kensington, MD)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
National Vision - Bowie, MD (18 miles from Kensington, MD)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Visionworks - Ellicott City, MD (22 miles from Kensington, MD)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Wisconsin, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our Baltimore locations....
5 days ago
VisionWorks - Ellicott City, MD (19 miles from Kensington, MD)
OD Optometrist Ellicott City, MD 21042, USA Req #21404 Monday, November 22, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Wisconsin, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our...
5 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Alexandria, VA (14 miles from Kensington, MD)
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
National Vision - Clinton, MD (21 miles from Kensington, MD)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
Virginia Vision Associates PC - Chantilly, VA (22 miles from Kensington, MD)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
LensCrafters - Arlington, VA (9 miles from Kensington, MD)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Kensington, MD

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

$131,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Kensington, MD offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Kensington, 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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