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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Eye To Eye Careers - Springfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Connecticut to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
4 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Springfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Springfield, MA to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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Myeyedr Optometry Of Massachusetts - Greenfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
Our professional optometrists are championing a new path for eye care join us!...
10 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....
17 days ago
The Eye Group - Amherst, MA
Enjoy a wonderful balance of medical optometry and routine eye care while being part of a dynamic team of eye care professionals....
17 days ago
The Eye Group - Northampton, MA (9 miles from Amherst, MA)
Full time position to practice primary care optometry in this optical based practice. Provide comprehensive eye exams and contact lens fittings....
18 days ago
The Eye Group - Springfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
Join this successful solo ophthalmologist co-managing ocular disease and providing pre and post op care....
18 days ago
The Eye Group - Amherst, MA
Well run MD/OD practice is seeking a full scope optometrist to provide routine & medical based care....
20 days ago
Walmart - Ware, MA (10 miles from Amherst, MA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
21 days ago
MyEyeDr. - Greenfield, MA (19 miles from Amherst, MA)
Our professional optometrists are championing a new path for eye care join our path!...
27 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....
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Hadley, MA (6 miles from Amherst, MA)
the leadingproviders of eye care services, is hiring a full timeOptometrist in Hadley, MA With MOA,administrative work, etc. with no on-call or after hours work....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Amherst, MA

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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 (67.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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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