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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Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Hamilton, 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....
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Regional Vision Consultants Llc - Budd Lake, 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....
1 day ago
Lakewood / Brick NJ - Lakewood, NJ
Optometrist with medical, surgical experience, for busy Jersey Shore Ophthalmology practice. Busy med/surg practice seeking PT/leading to FT with 2-3 yrs exp and NJ license....
1 day ago
Pearle Vision - East Hanover, NJ
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
6 hours ago
Specialty Eye MDs - South Plainfield, 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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11 hours ago
Target Optical - Evesham, NJ
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
7 hours ago
Zupsic Eye Associates - Burlington, NJ
Your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Promote healthy vision by counseling and educating...
1 day ago
Hudson Eyecare Associates - 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....
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Target Optical - Hackensack, NJ
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
LensCrafters - Wayne, NJ
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
3 days ago
LensCrafters - Paramus, NJ
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
3 days ago
Rio Grande, NJ
Busy Optometrist seeking PT college/High School student for filing and data entry. Duties will included answering phones, making appointments, and some light cleaning....
4 days ago
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Brick, 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....
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4 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Garfield, 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....
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4 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Clifton, 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....
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4 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC

Demographic Data for New Jersey

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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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

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 (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • 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 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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