Optometrist Jobs in Cary, NC

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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North Carolina Primary Vision Care Associates - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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1 day ago North Carolina Primary Vision Care Associates
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
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2 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
TalentCare - Chapel Hill, NC (20 miles from Cary, NC)
Optometrist Responsibilities Engage in full-scope optometric patient care, with an emphasis on ocular disease management and refractive services Operate an OCT in the medical management of patient Understanding...
1 day ago
Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
Details Posted: April 7, 2021 Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Show Map Salary: Negotiable Type: Part Time - Entry Level Categories: Optometrist, Optometry Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree Flexible...
8 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Durham, NC (17 miles from Cary, NC)
About the Position Our Optometrist will perform excellent comprehensive eye exams to ensure flawless accuracy in taking measurements and diagnosing ocular conditions....
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11 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
Details Posted: April 7, 2021 Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Show Map Salary: Negotiable Type: Full Time - Entry Level Categories: Optometrist, Optometry Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree Full-time...
26 days ago
MyEyes Optometry - Garner, NC (13 miles from Cary, NC)
Successful candidates will be responsible for a comprehensive range of services: routine vision care, medical management of all ocular diseases, fitting contact lenses and prescribing for the highest...
27 days ago
VSP Global - Morrisville, NC (7 miles from Cary, NC)
Serving the Morrisville and Cary communities, the practice offers specialties in ocular diseases treatment and management, pediatric eye care, specialty contact lenses, and surgical co-management....
27 days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Holly Springs, NC (11 miles from Cary, NC)
Responsibilities The Optometrist will provide general optometry services to the residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities within an assigned territory....
30+ days ago
HealthDrive - Cary, NC
The Optometrist will provide general optometry services to the residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities within an assigned territory....
30+ days ago
Private practice sublease - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
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!...
30+ days ago
360care - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
We provide services in the areas of audiology, dentistry, podiatry and optometry. We have an opening in the Durham/Raleigh/Chapel Hill area for a PT optometrist....
45+ days ago
Corporate practice - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
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!...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Apex, NC (8 miles from Cary, NC)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
45+ days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Cary, NC
Responsibilities The Optometrist will provide general optometry services to the residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities within an assigned territory....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Cary, NC

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

$124,700

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Cary, NC offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Cary, NC
  • 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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