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 - Union, NJ
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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1 day ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
VisionWorks - Pompton Plains, NJ
Optometrist Store 463, 500 Route 23 N, Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States of America Req #19171 Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New Jersey...
14 hours ago
Eye Care Partners - Toms River, NJ
Our doctors are leaders in the field of full-scope, medical-model eye care....
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Walmart - Deptford, NJ
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
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Walmart - Pleasantville, NJ
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
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Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Holmdel, NJ
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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1 day ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
Walmart - Cinnaminson, NJ
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
1 day ago
Sicklerville, NJ
We are looking for an Optometrist to perform eye tests and provide excellent eye care to our patients....
15 hours ago
VisionWorks - Totowa, NJ
Optometrist Store 466, 255 Route 46 W, Totowa, New Jersey, United States of America Req #19170 Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New Jersey, is...
14 hours ago
Rustagi Eye Associates - West New York, NJ
Offices are equipped with Digital refraction system, auto refractor, NCT, fundus camera, OCT and full time Optometric tech....
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2 days ago
Cohens Fashion Optical - Jersey City, NJ
Optical store in the Newport area of Jersey City (next to Holland Tunnel) is looking for one full-time or two part-time Doctors of Optometry to join our team....
5 days ago
Pearle Vision - East Hanover, NJ
This position is ideal for someone looking to provide full scope optometry care. We have an amazing support staff. and high tech equipment....
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5 days 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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7 days ago
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Englishtown, NJ
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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7 days ago Regional Vision Consultants LLC
LensCrafters - Edison, 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....
8 days ago

Demographic Data for New Jersey

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

The Visual System and Concussion
This interactive course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers is focused on providing basic knowledge of the visual system in the concussed patient, along with...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

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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 (67.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational 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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