Optometrist Jobs in Newark, 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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Luxottica Group - Brooklyn Heights, NY (9 miles from Newark, NJ)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
1 day ago
Specialty Eye MDs - South Plainfield, NJ (16 miles from Newark, 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....
VisionWorks - Jersey City, NJ (4 miles from Newark, NJ)
Optometrist Store 1393, Newport Plaza, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America Req #21531 Friday, December 3, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New Jersey...
1 day ago
Hudson Eyecare Associates - Jersey City, NJ (6 miles from Newark, 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....
Luxottica Group - Edgewater, NJ (12 miles from Newark, 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 - New York, NY (9 miles from Newark, NJ)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
12 hours ago
Cliffside Park Eye Associates - Cliffside Park, NJ (11 miles from Newark, NJ)
Exposure: You will gain exposure to a wide range of eye care and vision needs in our full-scope multi-location practice with an emphasis on medical optometry....
3 days ago
deo eyewear - New York, NY (8 miles from Newark, 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...
SightRite - New York, NY (9 miles from Newark, NJ)
Also, work with one of our optometrists as an optometric tech assisting the doctor during the facility visit....
Confidential - Brooklyn, NY (12 miles from Newark, NJ)
Great opportunity to practice full scope Optometry including treatment and management of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and surface disease etc....
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Bayonne, NJ (5 miles from Newark, NJ)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
5 days ago
LensCrafters - Forest Hills, NY (17 miles from Newark, NJ)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
7 days ago
Target Optical - Bronx, NY (14 miles from Newark, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Associate Optometrist (OD) ensures all patients receive the highest quality eye and vision care as well as their general health and well-being....
7 days ago
Northern New Jersey Eye Institute PA - South Orange, NJ (4 miles from Newark, NJ)
We are seeking a full or part time Optometrist to work both along side our Ophthalmologists performing patient preliminary examinations and refractions, as well as, seeing patient's independently both...
Rustagi Eye Associates - Montclair, NJ (5 miles from Newark, NJ)
Offices are equipped with Digital refraction system, auto refractor, NCT, fundus camera, OCT, visual field testing and full time Optometric tech and scribes....

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Newark, NJ

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

$120,830

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Newark, NJ offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Newark, 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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