Optometrist Jobs in New Mexico

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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Indian Health Service - Bloomfield, NM
Provides emergency eye care, including diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmic trauma, foreign body removal, minor surgical procedures, etc....
5 hours ago
Indian Health Service - Bloomfield, NM
program of an optometry clinic....
5 hours ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Carlsbad, 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 - Bernalillo, 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
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 - Ruidoso Downs, 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 - Artesia, 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
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Farmington, NM
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
LensCrafters - Santa Fe, NM
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
13 days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Carlsbad, NM
Independent Optometrist - Walmarting for open roles?...
14 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Corrales, 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
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
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
15 days ago

Demographic Data for New Mexico

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in New Mexico

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in New Mexico as reported by the BLS.

$86,870

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in New Mexico 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 New Mexico
  • 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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