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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The Eye Group - Olean, NY
Perform both routine and medical based optometry on 20 to 30 patients a day, no weekends. Competitive salary and great benefits offered....
3 days ago
EYEPIC Harlem Eye Care - New York, NY
A busy, expanding practice is looking to hire a hardworking and dedicated optometrist to perform routine as well as full scope medical optometry. Candidates should have experience in RGP fit....
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1 day ago EYEPIC Harlem Eye Care
Warby Parker - White Plains, NY
We offer everything our customers need for happier eyes at a price that leaves them with money in their pockets, from designer-quality glasses and contacts to eye exams and vision tests....
1 day ago
Corporate practice - Rochester, 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!...
2 days ago
Binghamton Eye Associates - Binghamton, NY
Regular duties include: Performing comprehensive eye exams Diagnosing and assisting in the treatment of ocular diseases including dry eye disease Prescribing corrective lenses both spectacles and contact...
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1 day ago Binghamton Eye Associates
LensCrafters - Syracuse, NY
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
17 hours 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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2 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
VisionWorks - Medford, NY
Optometrist Store 1213, 2799 Route 112, Medford, New York, United States of America Req #18017 Thursday, May 13, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in New York, is hiring...
1 day ago
Target Optical - Levittown, NY
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
2 days ago
Corporate practice - Tonawanda, 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!...
2 days ago
Oak Orchard Health - Hornell, NY
Requirements Doctor of Optometry degree from an accredited college of optometry. New York State licensure required....
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1 day ago Oak Orchard Health
Eye Sparkle Optical Corporation - Lagrangeville, NY
We have an immediate need for a part-time and/or per-diem Optometrist in our Lagrangeville, NY Office....
3 days ago
LensCrafters - New York, NY
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
17 hours ago
LensCrafters - Clay, NY
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
17 hours ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Olean, NY
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
3 days ago

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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

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 (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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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