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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Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ (22 miles from Newark, NJ)
Educates and counsels patients on contact lens care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements and safety factors. Provides vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation....
13 hours ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Bronx, NY 10451, NY (14 miles from Newark, NJ)
Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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1 hour ago Eye To Eye Careers
Brooklyn, NY (9 miles from Newark, NJ)
Seeking an optometrist for routine ophthalmology private practice. Duties include refractions, contact lens fittings, work with pediatric patients. Salary negotiable. Contact .......
1 day ago
Hudson Eyecare Associates - Jersey City, NJ 07307, 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....
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3 days ago
Private Practice - Bronx, NY (14 miles from Newark, NJ)
Optometrist 1 Day a Week Every Saturday $Open Location: Bronx,NY Private Practice Nice Staff and Patients Sorry No New Grads! Please Apply By CV or Resume...
3 days ago
deo eyewear - Manhattan, 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...
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4 days ago deo eyewear
The Eye Group - Newark, NJ
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
4 days ago
Target Optical - Brooklyn, NY (9 miles from Newark, NJ)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
5 days ago
The Eye Group - Bronx, NY (14 miles from Newark, NJ)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
5 days ago
HD EyeCare PC - Paramus, NJ (15 miles from Newark, NJ)
Full Time/ Part Time OD for busy northern NJ practice. Private practice values in commercial setting.
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6 days ago
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....
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7 days ago
Luxottica Group - Brooklyn, NY (9 miles from Newark, NJ)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 days ago
Visualize Eye Care - Brooklyn, NY 11204, NY (12 miles from Newark, NJ)
Overview: A well established eye care company is looking to hire motivated, personable Optometrists to provide vision care to our client base in Brooklyn & Queens, NY....
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8 days ago Visualize Eye Care
Target Optical - Hackensack, NJ (12 miles from Newark, NJ)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
9 days ago
EYEPIC Harlem Eye Care - NEW YORK, NY (12 miles from Newark, NJ)
A busy, expanding practice is looking to hire a hardworking and dedicated optometrist to perform routine as well as full scope medical optometry. Candidate should have expirience in RGP fit....
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10 days ago EYEPIC Harlem Eye Care

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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 (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.5%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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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