Optometrist Jobs in South Carolina

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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GPAC - Charleston, SC
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-...
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GPAC - Columbia, SC
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-...
1 day ago
The Eye Group - Spartanburg, SC
Perform daily comprehensive eye exams on a high patient volume. The Upstate of South Carolina is a lush, green area with hot summers and temperate winters....
1 day ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Charleston, SC
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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8 hours ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Greenville, SC
... 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...
3 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Lexington, SC
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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VSP Global - Lancaster, SC
lenses, and pediatric eye care....
2 days ago
Ferris State University - Florence, SC
lenses....
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Eye Associates Of Charleston - Charleston, SC
Whether it's our easy-to-schedule eye exams, or making sure you have all the help you need to find the perfect frames, we got you covered....
3 days ago
Eye Care Associates of SC - North Augusta, SC
In addition to prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses, be knowledgeable in treatment options using pharmaceuticals, low vision, vision therapy and surgical procedures....
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4 days ago
Eye Care Associates of SC - North Augusta, SC
In addition to prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses, be knowledgeable in treatment options using pharmaceuticals, low vision, vision therapy, and surgical procedures....
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4 days ago
Target Optical - Columbia, SC
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
5 days ago
Columbia Eye Clinic - Columbia, SC
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct eye exams using optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretation. Diagnose and treat ocular disease....
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5 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Aiken, SC
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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Eye to Eye Careers - Pickens, SC
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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Demographic Data for South Carolina

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in South Carolina

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in South Carolina as reported by the BLS.

$142,290

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in South Carolina 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 South Carolina
  • 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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