Optometrist Jobs in Union, 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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deo eyewear - New York, NY (13 miles from Union, 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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2 days ago deo eyewear
Eye to Eye Careers - Staten Island, NY (10 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Staten Island to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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2 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Orange, NJ (5 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Orange, New Jersey to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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2 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
LensCrafters - Edgewater, NJ (17 miles from Union, NJ)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
2 days ago
LensCrafters - Edison, NJ (13 miles from Union, NJ)
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
16 hours ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Bronx, NY (20 miles from Union, NJ)
Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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20 hours ago Eye to Eye Careers
Specialty Eye MDs - South Plainfield, NJ (11 miles from Union, 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....
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3 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Bronx, NY (20 miles from Union, NJ)
Our mission at Eye to Eye Careers is to advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry....
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20 hours ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Bronx, NY (20 miles from Union, NJ)
About the Practice This is a perfect opportunity for a clinically skilled optometrist with the drive to help others to grow their eye care career....
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20 hours ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Manhattan, new York to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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2 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Eye to Eye Careers - Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Brooklyn, New York to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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2 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Bayonne, NJ (8 miles from Union, NJ)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
LensCrafters - Bridgewater, NJ (19 miles from Union, NJ)
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
16 hours ago
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Union, NJ
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
Eye to Eye Careers - Edison, NJ (13 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Edison, New Jersey to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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2 days ago Eye to Eye Careers

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Union, NJ

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

$120,830

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Union, 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 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 Union, 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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