Optometrist Jobs in Tennessee

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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Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Cookeville, TN
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
  • Hermitage, TN
  • 9 hours ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Smyrna, TN
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Cleveland, TN
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Nashville Regional Eye Care
  • Nashville, TN
  • 9 hours ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Aeg Vision
  • Paris, TN
  • 2 days ago
Apply Now Job Description: About the Job The optometrist will conduct eye exams for Acuity Eyecare group and strive to practice to the full capacity of their license.The optometrist will support practice...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Murfreesboro, TN
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Hendersonville, TN
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Lebanon, TN
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
  • Memphis, TN
  • 23 hours ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • Memphis, TN
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist

  • Anthony V. Perry O.D. & Associates
  • Madison, TN
  • 3 days ago
We are looking for a talented and qualified Optometrist to join our growing practice....

Optometrist Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration In

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Johnson City, TN
  • 3 days ago
Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to: Optometrists provide primary eye care for patients to promote excellent ocular health....

Optometrist

  • Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
  • Hendersonville, TN
  • 4 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
  • Kingsport, TN
  • 4 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Demographic Data for Tennessee

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Tennessee

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

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  • Anthony V. Perry O.D. & Associates
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.


Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tennessee offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • 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 Tennessee
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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