Optometrist Jobs in Mcallen, TX

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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LensCrafters - McAllen, TX
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
2 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Donna, TX (10 miles from Mcallen, TX)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
4 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Mission, TX (12 miles from Mcallen, TX)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
4 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Edinburg, TX (7 miles from Mcallen, TX)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
4 days ago
McAllen, TX
Optometrists needed in North Carolina Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 11158575 Location: McAllen, Texas Date Posted: 8/20/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Healthcare Job Code: D3G 8132021 Job Description...
28 days ago
McAllen, TX
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- and post-operative...
30+ days ago
Sonia A Brito Od Pllc - Edinburg, TX (7 miles from Mcallen, TX)
lenses.....
30+ days ago
VSP Global - Edinburg, TX (7 miles from Mcallen, TX)
Known as one of the largest full-service eye centers in the area, the practice specializes in ocular disease management and treatment; pediatric eye care; examinations for special populations; and offers...
30+ days ago
Walmart / Sam's - McAllen, TX
Optometrist - Samsing for open roles?...
60+ days ago
Wal-Mart - McAllen, TX
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
60+ days ago
Walmart - Edinburg, TX (7 miles from Mcallen, TX)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Mcallen, TX

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Mcallen, TX

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

$132,200

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Mcallen, TX 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 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 Mcallen, TX
  • 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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