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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VisionWorks - Midlothian, VA (11 miles from Richmond, VA)
Optometrist Store 866, Stonehenge Village, Midlothian, Virginia, United States of America Req #15370 Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Virginia...
12 hours ago
National Vision - Select Walmart Locations - Midlothian, VA (11 miles from Richmond, VA)
Our Midlothian, VA location provides you the optimal opportunity to combine your entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
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6 days ago National Vision - Select Walmart Locations
The Eye Group - Midlothian, VA (11 miles from Richmond, VA)
We exclusively recruit for optometry and ophthalmology practices at no cost to those seeking a job. All inquiries are strictly confidential....
26 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Glen Allen, VA (6 miles from Richmond, VA)
Excellent opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry looking for a flexible schedule and great practice experience....
30+ days ago
LensCrafters - Glen Allen, VA (6 miles from Richmond, VA)
Excellent opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry looking for a flexible schedule and great practice experience....
30+ days ago
Lasik Plus - Richmond, VA
Job Requirements We are seeking an Optometrist who combines exceptional work ethic, high energy and an outstanding personality, with a deep technical understanding of optometry....
30+ days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Midlothian, VA (11 miles from Richmond, VA)
Our Midlothian, VA location provides you the optimal opportunity to combine your entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
45+ days ago
Private practice sublease - Midlothian, VA (11 miles from Richmond, VA)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you!...
45+ 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....
60+ days ago
Walmart - Richmond, VA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school....
90+ 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....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Richmond, VA

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Optometry Skills for Success
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Diploma in Optometry
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Yoga and Vision Improvement
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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 (66.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.6%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (2.7%)
  • 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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