Optometrist Jobs in Amherst, MA

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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GPAC - Springfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
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-and...
1 day ago
GPAC - Greenfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
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-and...
15 hours ago
Walmart - Westfield, MA (21 miles from Amherst, MA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
9 days ago
LensCrafters - Springfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
17 days ago
Visionworks - Hadley, MA (6 miles from Amherst, MA)
MassOptometric Associates, PLLC at Visionworks (MOA), one of the leading providers of eye care services, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in HADLEY, MA - we are growing and adding doctors!...
20 days ago
Vision Showcase - Hadley, MA (6 miles from Amherst, MA)
to refractive states for patients....
21 days ago
Private practice sublease - Springfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
As an Optometrist in our practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and...
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Ware, MA (10 miles from Amherst, MA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
45+ days ago
Walmart - Ware, MA (10 miles from Amherst, MA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Amherst, MA

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

$141,890

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Amherst, MA 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 Amherst, MA
  • 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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