Optometrist Jobs in Albany, NY

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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Corporate practice - Colonie, NY (1 mile from Albany, NY)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
4 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Albany, NY
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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4 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Focus Optical, LLC - Niskayuna, NY (4 miles from Albany, NY)
This includes visual field testing, ultrawidefield fundus photography, anterior segment tomography, and more....
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9 days ago Focus Optical, LLC
Lasik Plus - Albany, NY
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...
20 days ago
LensCrafters - Saratoga Springs, NY (21 miles from Albany, NY)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Saratoga Springs, NY (21 miles from Albany, NY)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
45+ days ago
Luxottica - Albany, NY
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
45+ days ago
LensCrafters - Albany, NY
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
45+ days ago
Saratoga Springs, NY (21 miles from Albany, NY)
Your regular duties will include but are not limited to: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and post-operative...
45+ days ago
Schenectady, NY (8 miles from Albany, NY)
Your regular duties will include but are not limited to: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and post-operative...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Albany, NY
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
45+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - Latham, NY (1 mile from Albany, NY)
Independent Optometristing for open roles?...
45+ days ago
VisionWorks - Troy, NY (11 miles from Albany, NY)
Optometrist Store 1056, 758 Hoosick Rd, Troy, New York, United States of America Req #19745 Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New York, is hiring...
45+ days ago
Walmart - Schenectady, NY (8 miles from Albany, NY)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
60+ days ago
VisionWorks - Glenville, NY (13 miles from Albany, NY)
Optometrist Store 1214, 10 Glenridge Rd, Glenville, New York, United States of America Req #18948 Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New York, is...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Albany, NY

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

$128,190

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Albany, NY 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 Albany, NY
  • 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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