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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  • Alb - Adventure Vision
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 14 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
  • 7 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 - Sams

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Santa Fe, NM
  • 3 days ago

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......

Optometrist - Work & Play

  • Rocky Mountain Eye Center
  • Raton, NM
  • 12 days ago

Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical patients Promote healthy vision by...

Independent Optometrist Walmart

  • Walmart / Sam's
  • Hobbs, NM
  • 12 days ago

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

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...

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Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Farmington, NM
  • 14 days ago

Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....

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Optometrist

  • National Vision
  • Roswell, NM
  • 14 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Sam's Club
  • Farmington, 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

  • AB Staffing Solutions, LLC
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • 14 days ago

Optometrist should have knowledge and understanding of advanced optometric procedures. Provider will see around 12 to 15 patients per day....

Optometrist

  • Visionworks
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • 17 days ago

Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New Mexico is hiring Optometrists in our Las Cruces location - we have a Full TIME opportunity available!...

Optometrist

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Artesia, NM
  • 17 days ago

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

Optometrist

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Taos, NM
  • 17 days ago

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

Optometrist

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • 17 days ago

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

Demographic Data for New Mexico

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in New Mexico

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in New Mexico 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 New Mexico
  • 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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