Optometrist Jobs in Chattanooga, TN

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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Doctors Exchange of Georgia, P.C. - Fort Oglethorpe, GA (8 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Fort Oglethorpe, GA office....
10 days ago
Doctors Exchange of Georgia - Fort Oglethorpe, GA (8 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Fort Oglethorpe, GA office....
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10 days ago Doctors Exchange of Georgia
The Eye Group - Chattanooga, TN
Ideal candidate is interested in vision therapy and will conduct comprehensive exams, fitting contact lenses, and diagnosing eye diseases and abnormalities. Residency training preferred....
17 days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Fort Oglethorpe, GA (8 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our DALTON & FORT OGLETHORPE, GA offices....
19 days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Fort Oglethorpe, GA (8 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Dalton and Ft....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Chattanooga, TN
Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....
45+ days ago
LensCrafters - Chattanooga, TN
Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Chattanooga, TN

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Chattanooga, TN

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

$85,900

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Chattanooga, TN offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.5%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • 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 Chattanooga, TN
  • 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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