Optometrist Jobs in Kirtland Afb, 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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LasikPlus, LVI, TLC - Albuquerque, NM (5 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
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...
18 hours ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Albuquerque, NM (5 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Company Description About Us: National Vision is looking for a dedicated Optometrist with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering a great patient experience to join our Doctor of Optometry...
AB STAFFING - Albuquerque, NM (5 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Recommended Skills Hardworking And Dedicated Hospitals Reservations Optometry...
7 days ago
UNM Hospitals - Albuquerque, NM (5 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
OTHER SERVICES - Contact lens fitting and dispensing including specialty lens designs as appropriate. Low vision management or referral as appropriate....
17 days ago
University of New Mexico Hospital - UNM, NM (3 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Other duties may include low vision management, specialty contact lens management, and tele-retinal image grading using remote telemedicine program....
17 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Placitas, NM (17 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
25 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Kirtland AFB, NM
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
25 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Isleta, NM (13 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
25 days ago
Walmart - Bernalillo, NM (22 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
25 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Bernalillo, NM (22 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
45+ days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Sandia Park, NM (18 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
45+ days ago
Corizon Health - Albuquerque, NM (5 miles from Kirtland Afb, 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...
45+ days ago
Walmart - Rio Rancho, NM (18 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago
Walmart - Albuquerque, NM (5 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago
Visionworks - Albuquerque, NM (5 miles from Kirtland Afb, NM)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New Mexico, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our ALBUQUERQUE location - offering a $30,000 Sign-On Bonus + $10,000 Relocation Assistance...
90+ days ago

Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

How We See the World: Visual Function and Eye Health
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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...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Kirtland Afb, NM

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

$97,390

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Kirtland Afb, NM offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • 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 Kirtland Afb, 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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