Optometrist Jobs in New York

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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New York, NY
Ideally candidate would have experience with contact lens fits and comfortable with ocular disease management....
1 day ago
Warby Parker - New York, NY
What you'll do: Perform excellent comprehensive eye exams in accordance with Warby Parker's protocol and standards of care Ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions...
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Walmart - Macedon, NY
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
16 hours ago
VSP Global - East Aurora, NY
If you have a passion for delivering top-notch eye care services and looking to work part-time with flexible work hours, this may be the opportunity for you! Why join us?...
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Moadel Medicine - New York, NY
Full-time, Fluent (medical and conversational) Spanish Speaking Optometrist needed for surgical MD Lasik/Cataract practice in Midtown NYC....
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10 hours ago
New York, NY - Brooklyn, NY
A fast growing and established eye care company is seeking full-time or part-time optometrists to be our partner in providing excellent vision care services to its growing clientele....
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2 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Vestal, NY
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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2 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Lasik Plus - White Plains, 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...
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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...
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Family Optometry 121 - Bronx, NY
The proffesional team of the six year old established optical office is looking for energetic full time doctor of Optometry....
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2 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - White Plains, NY
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 hours ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Tonawanda, NY
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Eye Q Optometrist - New York, NY
As an Optometrist in our private practice you will evaluate, screen, diagnose and treat for ocular diseases, perform primary vision care, including prescribing for eyeglasses, and fitting for contact...
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3 days ago Eye Q Optometrist
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Centereach, NY
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
imatters - Yonkers, NY
Your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Fully stocked contact lenses and optical with designer eyewear Maintain detailed...
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Demographic Data for New York

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Optometry Skills for Success
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Diploma in Optometry
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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in New York

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

$124,820

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in New York offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational 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 York
  • 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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