Optometrist Jobs in Albuquerque, 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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  • Alb - Adventure Vision
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 15 hours ago

Location : Albuquerque, NM Pay Range : $125,000-$165,000 Optometrist Job Profile Overview: Hero Practice Services is seeking an Optometrist to provide preventive and restorative eye care for all patients...

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Optometrist

  • Advancia Aeronautics, LLC
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 9 hours ago

For on-call ocular emergencies, provide eye care for non-appointed patients presenting with acute and urgent ocular conditions following the triage procedures established in the Optometry Services SOP...

Optometrist - Doctor of Optometry (Employee)

  • Vision Precision Holdings
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 13 days ago

with a passion for delivering exceptional eye care, then our partner Stanton Optical is the place for you.Learn about current and future career opportunities....

Optometrist

  • Sam's Club
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 14 days ago

Prescribing, fitting, and adjusting eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids; suggesting, ordering, interpreting, and assessing diagnostic tests (for example, glaucoma testing, macular degeneration...

Optometrist

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • 18 days ago

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

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 30+ days ago

effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....

Optometrist

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

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

Optometrist

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

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

Optometrist

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

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

Independent Optometrist Walmart

  • Walmart
  • Bernalillo, NM
  • 30+ days ago

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

Optometrist - Albuquerque, NM

  • LCA-Vision
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 30+ days ago

Specific qualifications for this health care role include: Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from an accredited School of Optometry License to practice optometry in the state in which you will be practicing...

Optometrist

  • Corizon Health
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 45+ days ago

Join Our Talent Community ID 2021-11138 Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque Category Optometry Position Type Regular Part-time Shift / Schedule Day Location ID 90876...

Optometrist - Sams

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 45+ 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 -Welcome

  • Wal-Mart
  • Bernalillo, NM
  • 45+ days ago

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

Optometrist Primary Care Adv Pract Prov

  • Unm Medical Group
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 60+ days ago

The clinics are located near and in UNM Hospital with services offered in a wide range of ocular diseases and medical eye care that includes various specialties....

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Albuquerque, NM

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Albuquerque, 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 Albuquerque, 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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