Optometrist Jobs in Columbia, SC

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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Aria Care Partners - Columbia, SC
As an optometrist in our practice, you will be expected to: Conduct eye exams using mobile optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretation Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease...
18 hours ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Columbia, SC
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Physicians Eyecare Group - Columbia, SC
licensed in the United States by having passed Parts I, II and III of the National Board Exam Responsibilities: Eye Exams Contact Lens Refraction Apply now!...
5 days ago
Physicians Eyecare Group - Columbia, SC (12 miles from Columbia, SC)
in the United States by having passed Parts I, II and III of the National Board Exam Responsibilities: Eye Exams Contact Lens Refraction Apply now!...
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8 days ago Physicians Eyecare Group
Luxottica - Columbia, SC
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Columbia, SC
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
30+ days ago
Columbia Eye Clinic, PA - Columbia, SC
Job Summary: The full-time Optometrist will do routine eye exams, diagnose and treat vision problems, order and review diagnostic testing, manage diseases of the eye, prescribe glasses and contacts,...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Columbia, SC
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Columbia, SC
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
30+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Columbia, SC
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
60+ days ago
Prisma Health - Columbia, SC
Minimum Requirements Doctorate- Doctor of Optometry. Graduate of accredited optometry program. No previous experience- 2 years' experience in an ophthalmology practice....
90+ days ago
Vision Precision Holdings - Columbia, SC
with a passion for delivering exceptional eye care, then our partner Stanton Optical is the place for you.Learn about current and future career opportunities....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Columbia, SC

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

$159,500

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Columbia, SC offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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 Columbia, SC
  • 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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