Optometrist Jobs in Elizabeth, NJ

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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SightRite - Queens Village, NY (22 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Also, work with one of our optometrists as an optometric tech assisting the doctor during the facility visit....
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SightRite - Staten Island, NY (5 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Elmont, NY (24 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Eye to Eye Careers - Bronx, NY (16 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Our ideal candidate is a well-rounded and easy going optometrist whose priority is to deliver quality eye care and to establish a relationship with our patients....
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SightRite - Bronx, NY (16 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
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Vision NYC - New York, NY (10 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Responsibilities: Perform comprehensive eye and vision tests Prescribe and fit for eyeglasses, soft contact lenses, and specialty contact lenses (i.e. scleral lens) Advise patients on proper eye care...
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1 day ago Vision NYC
Confidential - Brooklyn, NY (11 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Great opportunity to practice full scope Optometry including treatment and management of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and surface disease etc....
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National Vision - Bronx, NY (16 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Job Description A great patient experience starts with our Optometrists giving a comprehensive eye exam. Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Clifton, NJ (14 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Kearny, NJ (6 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
Eye on Education - Brooklyn, NY (9 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Technology Equipment for your Success - Utilizing state-of-the-art examination equipment, trendy eyewear, and an expert eye care team, we continue to improve pediatric ocular health....
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SightRite - New York, NY (10 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Also, work with one of our optometrists as an optometric tech assisting the doctor during the facility visit....
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Cohen's Fashion Optical - Jersey City, NJ (8 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Optical store in the Newport area of Jersey City (next to Holland Tunnel) is looking for one full-time or two part-time Doctors of Optometry to join our team....
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SightRite - Brooklyn, NY (9 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Also, work with one of our optometrists as an optometric tech assisting the doctor during the facility visit....
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The Eye Group - Bronx, NY (16 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Elizabeth, NJ

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

$120,830

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Elizabeth, NJ 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 Elizabeth, NJ
  • 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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