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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deo eyewear - New York, NY
Start Date: January or February 2019 Provide outpatient care for patients with eye-related disorders and conditions Conduct routine eye examinations, including visual field tests Take detailed medical...
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Luxottica Group - New York, NY
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
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Medserv - Buffalo, NY
Responsibilities will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses or eye medications as needed Provide pre- and post-operative...
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Medserv - Rochester, NY
Responsibilities will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses or eye medications as needed Provide pre- and post-operative...
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Visionworks - Syracuse, NY
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...
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Visionworks - Rochester, NY
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...
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2 days ago Visionworks
GPAC - New York, NY
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-and...
1 day ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Mohegan Lake, NY
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Yonkers, NY
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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13 hours ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Pearle Vision - Roslyn, NY
What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: Bachelor's Degree Eye Care Contact Lens Eye Exams Doctor of Optometry Why You'll...
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Boston Children's Hospital - Department of Ophthalmology - Hawthorne, NY
PEDIATRIC OPTOMETRIST Hawthorne, New York We seek a full-time, board-eligible/certified comprehensive pediatric optometrist to join the Boston Childrens Ophthalmology Team, with a faculty appointment...
19 hours ago
LensCrafters - Central Valley, NY
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
3 days ago
LensCrafters - Staten Island, NY
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Target Optical - College Point, NY
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Target Optical - Sayville, NY
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

How We See the World: Visual Function and Eye Health
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Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

The Visual System and Concussion
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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 (67.6%)
  • 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 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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