Optometrist Jobs in Alexandria, VA

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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Aria Care Partners - Washington, DC (5 miles from Alexandria, VA)
We stand for excellence"A cents always.THE POSITION:We seek an Optometrist to join our team in the Alexandria, VA/Washington DC area. Ability to work 1-2 days a week, we work with your schedule....
13 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Waldorf, MD (17 miles from Alexandria, VA)
effectively with patients the need for annual eye exams....
13 hours ago
National Vision - Upper Marlboro, MD (15 miles from Alexandria, VA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
VisionWorks - Bowie, MD (21 miles from Alexandria, VA)
We practice comprehensive primary care including contact lens fittings, and we have state of the art equipment including Optos, retinal cameras, and OCT....
1 day ago
Kaiser Permanente - Largo, MD (16 miles from Alexandria, VA)
Prescribes low-vision aids such as telescopic and microscopic lenses, magnifiers, and other optical devices to aid low-vision patients....
1 day ago
LensCrafters - Arlington, VA (5 miles from Alexandria, VA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
8 hours ago
Kaiser Permanente - Washington, DC (5 miles from Alexandria, VA)
Prescribes low-vision aids such as telescopic and microscopic lenses, magnifiers, and other optical devices to aid low-vision patients....
1 day ago
Eye Care Partners - Alexandria, VA
Our team of highly trained optometrists, opticians, and technicians focus on maintaining the health and development of our patients eyes by providing the most comprehensive eye exam on the market....
Luxottica Group - Waldorf, MD (17 miles from Alexandria, VA)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Optometry Demonstrated leadership/management skills Knowledge of current Optometric technology & practices Developed communication skills, both verbal & written Strong...
13 hours ago
New View Laser Eye, Inc. - Herndon, VA (20 miles from Alexandria, VA)
The day-to-day clinical duties are general eye exams; Lasik exams; addressing, diagnosing, and managing Optometric and Medical conditions; pre/post-op exams; and the assessment and fitting of contact...
1 day ago
Visionworks - Waldorf, MD (17 miles from Alexandria, VA)
We practice comprehensive primary care including contact lens fittings, and we have state of the art equipment including Optos, retinal cameras, and OCT....
1 hour ago
AMN Healthcare - Burke, VA (11 miles from Alexandria, VA)
Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry We are able to license for this need in Virgina...
AMN Healthcare - Woodbridge, VA (17 miles from Alexandria, VA)
Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry We are able to license for this need in Virgina...
AMN Healthcare - Springfield, VA (11 miles from Alexandria, VA)
Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry We are able to license for this need in Virgina...
AMN Healthcare - Falls Church, VA (5 miles from Alexandria, VA)
Details & requirements for this opportunity: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30P Job Setting: Optometrist office Types of Cases: General Optometry We are able to license for this need in Virgina...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Alexandria, VA

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

$131,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Alexandria, VA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.2%)
  • 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 Alexandria, VA
  • 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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