Optometrist Jobs in Las Cruces, 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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The Eye Group - Las Cruces, NM
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
21 days ago
Wal-Mart - Las Cruces, NM
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Las Cruces, NM

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Las Cruces, NM

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

$86,870

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Las Cruces, NM offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.5%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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 Las Cruces, 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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