Optometrist Jobs in Mississippi

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/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Yazoo City, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
1 day ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - West Point, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
1 day ago
Aria Care Partners - Jackson, MS
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
3 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Tupelo, MS
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
3 days ago
Teri Grey - Gautier, MS
Onsite Vision Centers is seeking a sublease Optometrist to provide vision exams to an employee and dependent population in Gautier, MS....
7 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Hattiesburg, MS
About the Position Our Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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11 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
LensCrafters - Ridgeland, MS
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
26 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Hattiesburg, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Hattiesburg, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Meridian, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Pascagoula, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Biloxi, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Philadelphia, MS
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Tupelo, MS
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
45+ days ago
Walmart - Columbus, MS
... What you'll do... Minimum Qualifications... Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Preferred...
90+ days ago

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
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Diploma in Optometry
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Mississippi

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Mississippi as reported by the BLS.

$133,370

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Mississippi offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Mississippi
  • 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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