Optometrist Jobs in La Plata, 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

  • National Vision
  • Upper Marlboro, MD
  • 3 days ago

Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....

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

Optometrist Od

  • Myeyedr
  • Oxon Hill, MD
  • 7 days ago

Our professional optometrists are championing a new path for eye care join our path!...

Optometric Physician

  • Clinical Management Consultants
  • Upper Marlboro, MD
  • 8 days ago

In this comprehensive role, the Optometric Physician will consult with hospital providers as needed and lead eye care training and education efforts for staff....

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Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Oxon Hill, MD
  • 9 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Clinton, MD
  • 10 days ago

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Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry We are able to license for this need in Virgina...

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Optometry Needs in Virgina

  • AMN Healthcare
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • 13 days ago

Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry We are able to license for this need in Virgina...

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Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry We are able to license for this need in Virgina...

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Optometrist - Medical in Alexandria, VA

  • Eye Care Partners
  • Alexandria, VA
  • 13 days ago

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  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Stafford, VA
  • 27 days ago

Prescribes and fits contact lenses. Determines visual requirements of the partially sighted....

Optometrist

  • LasikPlus, LVI, TLC
  • Alexandria, VA
  • 30+ days ago

We are looking for an Optometrist Leader to join our Alexandria, VA vision center....

Optometrist

  • Steer Optical Llc
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • 30+ days ago

We conduct Medical Optometry/Primary care, Emergency visits and Contact lenses. Staff is well trained and practice is equipped with EMR system, Optomap, VF and OCT....

Optometrist Od St - , Va

  • Myeyedr
  • Alexandria, VA
  • 30+ days ago

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in La Plata, 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 La Plata, 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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