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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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Bernalillo, NM (20 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
6 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Sandia Park, NM (22 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
6 days ago
Corizon Health - Albuquerque, NM
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...
7 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Albuquerque, NM
Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
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8 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Corrales, NM (10 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
15 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Bosque Farms, NM (16 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
15 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Tijeras, NM (19 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
15 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Los Lunas, NM (22 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
15 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Rio Rancho, NM (14 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
15 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
19 days ago
Lasik Plus - Albuquerque, NM
Optometrist LCA VISION Optometry leaders, are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity to work with world-class ophthalmologists with a leading provider of laser vision correction...
23 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Rio Rancho, NM (14 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
lenses for aphasics....
25 days ago
UNM Hospital - Albuquerque, NM
OTHER SERVICES - Contact lens fitting and dispensing including specialty lens designs as appropriate. Low vision management or referral as appropriate....
29 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Cedar Crest, NM (15 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Rio Rancho, NM (14 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Independent Optometrist - Walmarting for open roles?...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Albuquerque, NM

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Albuquerque, NM as reported by the BLS.

$97,390

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Albuquerque, NM 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 Albuquerque, NM
  • 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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