Optometrist Jobs in Jersey City, 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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LensCrafters - Edgewater, NJ (8 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
1 day ago
National Vision Incorporated - Morristown, NJ (22 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
primary eye care specialists....
22 hours ago
VisionWorks - Garden City, NY (23 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
leading providers of eye care services in New York, is hiring Optometrists in our GARDEN CITY (Long Island) location - we have FULL TIME and PART TIME opportunities available!...
23 hours ago
Specialty Eye MDs - South Plainfield, NJ (20 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Job brief We are looking for full time and part time Optometrists to perform eye tests and provide excellent eye care to our patients....
New York, NY (4 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Cases you will be seeing include eye exams, ocular disease, prescribing lenses/medication, and more....
3 days ago
Luxottica Group - Clifton, NJ (10 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
1 day ago
Target Optical - Clifton, NJ (10 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
1 day ago
Luxottica Group - Riverdale, NJ (21 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
1 day ago
Eye Care Partners - Middletown, NJ (22 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
At Clarkson EyeCare, our doctors are leaders in the field of full-scope, medical-model eye care....
National Vision - Bronx, NY (10 miles from Jersey City, 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....
1 day ago
Target - Hackensack, NJ (11 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
22 hours ago
Pearle Vision - Roslyn, NY (22 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
2 days ago
Hudson Eyecare Associates - Jersey City, NJ (2 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
We are an independent optometric group who are looking for a full-time or a part-time optometrist for one of our private practice offices....
National Vision - New York, NY (4 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
deo eyewear - New York, NY (3 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Start Date: January or February 2019 Provide outpatient care for patients with eye-related disorders and conditions Conduct routine eye examinations, including visual field tests Take detailed medical...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Jersey City, NJ

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

$120,830

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Jersey City, NJ offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.5%)
  • 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 Jersey City, 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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