Optometrist Jobs in Providence, RI

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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Lasik Plus - North Providence, RI (2 miles from Providence, RI)
Optometrist LCA VISION Optometry leaders, are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity to work with world-class ophthalmologists with a leading provider of laser vision correction...
7 days ago
Walpole, MA (23 miles from Providence, RI)
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...
11 days ago
The Eye Group - Providence, RI
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
14 days ago
LensCrafters - North Attleboro, MA (10 miles from Providence, RI)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
15 days ago
Mansfield, MA (16 miles from Providence, RI)
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...
17 days ago
Private practice - Cranston, RI (2 miles from Providence, RI)
As an optometrist in our practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams on an average of 13-16 patients per day Diagnose and assist in the treatment of glaucoma and medical...
18 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Seekonk, MA (4 miles from Providence, RI)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
18 days ago
Target Optical - Seekonk, MA (4 miles from Providence, RI)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
23 days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Taunton, MA (16 miles from Providence, RI)
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....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Bellingham, MA (17 miles from Providence, RI)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
60+ days ago
Walmart - Raynham, MA (19 miles from Providence, RI)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago
Walmart - Fall River, MA (16 miles from Providence, RI)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago
Luxottica Group - N Attleboro, MA (10 miles from Providence, RI)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Providence, RI

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Providence, RI

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

$104,320

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Providence, RI offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.4%)
  • 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 Providence, RI
  • 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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