Optometrist Jobs in Chapel Hill, 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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HealthDrive Corporation - Cary, NC (20 miles from Chapel Hill, 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....
1 day ago
Mebane Vision Center - Mebane, NC (17 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
Exciting opportunity at a growing multi-location practice with a strong patient centered focus located near Chapel Hill/Durham. This is a great job if you are tired of being told how to practice...
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10 days ago Mebane Vision Center
The Eye Group - Durham, NC (8 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
16 days ago
Luxottica - Apex, NC (18 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
20 days ago
Luxottica Group - Apex, NC (18 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
23 days ago
Walmart - Durham, NC (8 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
... What you'll do... Minimum Qualifications... Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Preferred...
25 days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Cary, NC (20 miles from Chapel Hill, 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
VSP Global - Morrisville, NC (14 miles from Chapel Hill, 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....
45+ days ago
VSP Global - Morrisville, NC (14 miles from Chapel Hill, 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....
45+ days ago
VSP Global - Morrisville, NC (14 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
diagnosis and management, iLux dry eye treatment technology, specialty contact lenses, surgical co-management, and eye emergencies....
60+ days ago
Walmart - Chapel Hill, NC
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Chapel Hill, NC

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Chapel Hill, NC

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

$164,840

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Chapel Hill, NC 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 Chapel Hill, 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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