Optometrist Jobs in Richmond, 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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Walmart - Glen Allen, VA (6 miles from Richmond, VA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
1 day ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Henrico, VA (12 miles from Richmond, VA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
2 days ago
LensCrafters - Glen Allen, VA (6 miles from Richmond, VA)
OneSight: OneSight brings across the globe vision care to people who lack access by mobilizing eye care professionals, industry experts, volunteers, and partners....
5 days ago
Best Vision - Richmond, VA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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10 days ago Best Vision
LensCrafters - Richmond, VA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
11 days ago
Chesterfield Optometric Center - Chesterfield, VA (12 miles from Richmond, VA)
The practice carries a wide selection of eyeglass frames and lenses, and contact lens options including medically necessary lenses....
13 days ago
Walmart - Colonial Heights, VA (21 miles from Richmond, VA)
In addition to routine eye exams, youll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
14 days ago
The Eye Group - Richmond, VA
Experienced and medically oriented optometrist needed to join a growing ophthalmology practice. High volume and fast paced location....
17 days ago
Luxottica Group - Richmond, VA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
24 days ago
Walmart - Richmond, VA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
25 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Richmond, VA
As an optometrist in our practice, you will be expected to: Conduct eye exams using mobile optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretation Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease...
26 days ago
Wal-Mart - Colonial Heights, VA (21 miles from Richmond, VA)
In addition to routine eye exams, you'll have a state-of-the-art practice, equipment, and the ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease....
28 days ago
Walmart - Henrico, VA (12 miles from Richmond, VA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Walmart - Richmond, VA
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
30+ days ago
Sam's Club - Colonial Heights, VA (21 miles from Richmond, VA)
Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Richmond, VA

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

$109,340

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Richmond, VA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Richmond, 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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