Optometrist Jobs in Gulfport, MS

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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Walmart - Diberville, MS (10 miles from Gulfport, MS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
7 days ago
Eskridge & Associates - Biloxi, MS (10 miles from Gulfport, MS)
Examine, diagnose and treat conditions of the visual system with ophthalmic lenses, ophthalmic prisms, contact lenses, including scleral contact lenses, and low vision aids....
12 days ago
Spectrum Healthcare Resources - Biloxi, MS (10 miles from Gulfport, MS)
and contact lens principles....
19 days ago
Keesler AFB, MS (9 miles from Gulfport, MS)
St affing is looking for an experienced Optometrist to join our team at Keesler AFB, MS....
19 days ago
Spectrum Healthcare Resources - Biloxi, MS (10 miles from Gulfport, MS)
commensurate with American Optometric Association and community optometric standards and a thorough knowledge of optics, refraction and contact lens principles. - Professional knowledge of advanced...
19 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Biloxi, MS (10 miles from Gulfport, MS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Aria Care Partners - Gulfport, MS
As an optometrist in our practice, you will be expected to: Conduct eye exams using mobile optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretation Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease...
30+ days ago
Aria Care Partners - Biloxi, MS (10 miles from Gulfport, MS)
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
45+ days ago
Walmart - Biloxi, MS (10 miles from Gulfport, MS)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Gulfport, MS

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Gulfport, MS

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

$193,640

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Gulfport, MS 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 Gulfport, MS
  • 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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