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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Luxottica Group - Johnson City, TN
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Luxottica Group - Mount Juliet, TN
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
1 day ago
Aria Care Partners - Nashville, TN
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
2 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Chattanooga, TN
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
3 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Knoxville, TN
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
2 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Nashville, TN
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
2 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Jackson, TN
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
2 hours ago
VSP - College Grove, TN
, myopia control, ocular disease and management, specialty contact lenses, vision therapy, and vision rehabilitation....
3 days ago
Nashville Regional Eye Care PC - Lebanon, TN
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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3 days ago Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
Private practice - Murfreesboro, TN
What Youll Do: 70/30 mix of Primary Care and Medical Optometry Perform comprehensive eye exams on patients Provide patient care related to contact lenses and the diagnosis and treatment of anterior...
4 days ago
VSP - Nashville, TN
, myopia control, ocular disease and management, specialty contact lenses, vision therapy, and vision rehabilitation....
4 days ago
Nashville Regional Eye Care PC - Madison, TN
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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5 days ago Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
Nashville Regional Eye Care PC - Lebanon, TN
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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5 days ago Nashville Regional Eye Care PC
Target Optical - Franklin, TN
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
6 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Elizabethton, TN
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
6 days ago

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Tennessee

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

$115,960

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tennessee offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • 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 Tennessee
  • 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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