Optometrist Jobs in New Jersey

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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VisionWorks - Totowa, NJ
Optometrist Store 466, 255 Route 46 W, Totowa, New Jersey, United States of America Req #15337 Monday, November 30, 2020 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New Jersey,...
2 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Lakewood, NJ
Mostly eye exams and contact lens fitting. Position: Part-time Sublease Optometrist (3-4 days a week including Sundays) Equipment: Open to hearing equipment wanted in order to provide....
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4 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ
Job Information Rutgers University UCHC Optometrist FT OP Ancillary in New Brunswick, New Jersey Title: UCHC Optometrist FT OP AncillaryLocation: US-NJ-New Brunswick...
5 days ago
Rustagi Eye Associates - Nothern New Jersey, NJ
Offices are equipped with Digital refraction system, auto refractor, NCT, fundus camera, OCT and full time Optometric tech....
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6 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Clifton, NJ 07011, NJ
Job Description: Perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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7 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
Regional Vision Consultants - Sewell, NJ
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Sewell, NJ office....
8 days ago
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
Educates and counsels patients on contact lens care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements and safety factors. Provides vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation....
8 days ago
Regional Vision Consultants - Sewell, NJ
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Sewell, NJ office....
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9 days ago Regional Vision Consultants
Luxottica - Trenton, NJ
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
11 days ago
Hudson Eyecare Associates - Jersey City, NJ 07307, 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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11 days ago
Rosato Family Eyecare - Alpha, NJ
As an optometrist in our practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of glaucoma Prescribe corrective lenses Promote healthy vision...
12 days ago
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....
12 days ago
LensCrafters - Lawrence Township, NJ
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
13 days ago
Regional Vision Consultants - Brick, NJ
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Brick, NJ office....
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14 days ago Regional Vision Consultants
HD EyeCare PC - Paramus, NJ
Full Time/ Part Time OD for busy northern NJ practice. Private practice values in commercial setting.
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14 days ago

Demographic Data for New Jersey

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
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Diploma in Optometry
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Yoga and Vision Improvement
Created by Behavioral Optometrist Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac., and yoga teacher Daniel Orlansky, Yoga & Vision Improvement brings together the best of eastern and western mind/body methods...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in New Jersey

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

$114,630

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in New Jersey offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.6%)
  • 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 New Jersey
  • 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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