Optometrist Jobs in Philadelphia, PA

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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VisionWorks - Philadelphia, PA
Optometrist Store 677, Citibank Plaza, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #22138 Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Pennsylvania...
1 day ago
VisionWorks - Plymouth Meeting, PA (12 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
care services in Pennsylvania, is hiring a PART TIME Optometrist in our PLYMOUTH MEETING location!...
1 day ago
VisionWorks - King of Prussia, PA (15 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
of the leading providers of eye care services in Pennsylvania, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our KING OF PRUSSIA location....
14 hours ago
Regional Vision Consultants Llc - Mantua, NJ (11 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
primary eye care specialists....
22 hours ago
Visionworks - Bala Cynwyd, PA (5 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Pennsylvania, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our BALA CYNWYD (PHILADELPHIA) location....
3 days ago
National Vision - Philadelphia, PA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Vision To Learn - Philadelphia, PA
Vision To Learn partners with school districts to provide eye exams to children living in underserved communities with unmet needs for glasses....
National Vision - Abington, PA (11 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Mount Laurel, NJ (13 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....
Regional Vision Consultants LLC - Sewell, NJ (13 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....
Brewer Eye Associates - North Wales, PA (17 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Degree Valid PA state license to practice optometry Motivated and self-starter attitude Interested in growing with the practice What Youll Do: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in...
17 days ago
North Wales, PA (17 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Degree Valid PA state license to practice optometry Motivated and self-starter attitude Interested in growing with the practice What Youll Do: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in...
17 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Mantua, NJ (11 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Our Optometrists manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular disease to their comfort level including but not limited to: * /Treating corneal ulcers and uveitis/ * /Diagnosing diabetic and hypertensive...
20 days ago
Wills Eye Hospital - Philadelphia, PA
Additionally, the optometrist demonstrates clinical competency in working with patients with acute eye problems, primary eye care, contact lenses and co-managing strabismus and amblyopic patients with...
24 days ago
Wills Eye Hospital - King of Prussia, PA (15 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
In addition, this doctor will assist in urgent care eye exam work-ups to triage as appropriate to ophthalmologists....
24 days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Philadelphia, PA

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

$120,980

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Philadelphia, PA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.5%)
  • 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 Philadelphia, PA
  • 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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