Optometrist Jobs in Alamogordo, NM

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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Optometrist

  • AB Staffing Solutions, LLC
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • 14 days ago

Optometrist should have knowledge and understanding of advanced optometric procedures. Provider will see around 12 to 15 patients per day....

Optometrist

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • 17 days ago

Degree of doctor of optometry resulting from a course of education in optometry....

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • 30+ days ago

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......

Independent Optometrist Walmart

  • Walmart
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • 45+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Alamogordo, NM

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

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  • AB Staffing Solutions, LLC
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  • Wal-Mart
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  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Alamogordo, NM offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Alamogordo, NM
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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