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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  • Warby Parker
  • New York, NY
  • 23 hours ago

exam growth for locations in your area, as well as develop plans that enhance performance management Ensure we are meeting operational KPIs (such as eye exam bookings or patient experience) across...

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Doctor of Optometry Optometry Contact Lens Eye Exams OCT Optos EMR BENEFITS We offer excellent compensation and an unbeatable comprehensive benefits package including: BlueCross BlueShield Health Insurance...

Optometrist

  • Ophthalmology practice
  • Jackson Heights, NY
  • 2 days ago

What Youll Need: Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)...

A candidate who is interested in primary care, pediatric eye care, contact lenses, and ocular diseases would be a complimentary addition to the team....

Optometrist

  • Ets Vision
  • New York, NY
  • 3 days ago

disease and vision disorders Counsel patients regarding their vision needs Requirements of the Optometrist (OD) Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) License to practice in the state of NY Excellent clinical...

Optometrist

  • LasikPlus, LVI, TLC
  • Garden City South, NY
  • 3 days ago

We are looking for an Optometrist Leader to join our Garden City, NY vision center[s]....

Optometrist

  • LasikPlus, LVI, TLC
  • North Syracuse, NY
  • 3 days ago

We are looking for an Optometrist Leader to join our Syracuse, NY vision center....

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Optometrist

  • National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
  • Rensselaer, NY
  • 3 days ago

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

Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Albany, NY
  • 3 days ago

effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....

Managing Optometrist

  • LensCrafters
  • Albany, NY
  • 3 days ago

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...

Optometrist

  • Target Optical
  • Sayville, NY
  • 3 days ago

GENERAL FUNCTION The Associate Optometrist (OD) ensures all patients receive the highest quality eye and vision care as well as their general health and well-being....

Full time Optometrist

  • ETS Vision
  • Binghamton, NY
  • 3 days ago

the Optometrist (OD) Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) License to practice in the state of Excellent clinical and communication skills Ability to thrive in a team environment Contact Sheri for details...

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

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

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in New York

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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 (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 York
  • 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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