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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National Vision - Summerville, SC
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
National Vision - Easley, SC
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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....
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....
Eye Group - Greenwood, SC
Join this reputable and growing optometry practice. This practice is comprehensive as it specializes in both vision and medical eye care....
1 day ago
National Vision - Taylors, SC
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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-...
3 days ago
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-...
3 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Charleston, SC
Excellent opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry looking for a flexible schedule and great practice experience....
5 days ago
Physicians Eyecare Group - 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!...
Corporate practice - Spartanburg, SC
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
10 days ago
VSP Global - Seneca, SC
A candidate with in-depth knowledge of fitting all types of contact lenses and proficient in medical eye care per South Carolina State Board rules will be an asset to the team....
11 days ago
VSP Global - Lancaster, SC
lenses, and pediatric eye care....
11 days ago
National Vision - Columbia, SC
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
National Vision - Florence, SC
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....

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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in South Carolina offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree 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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