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 - Richmond, VA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
2 days ago
Dr. Amanda Paull and Associates - Henrico, VA (2 miles from Richmond, VA)
Part-time associate needed for growing mobile optometric practic. Must be personable, thorough, honest, and self-motivated. Hours and days are very flexible and can be anywhere from 8-24 hours per...
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Rva Eye Care Optometrists - Henrico, VA (12 miles from Richmond, VA)
Optometrist Needed. RVA Eye Care is a thriving well-established 3 office private practice in Richmond, VA that has been in operation for over 30 years....
4 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - 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....
5 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Richmond, VA
Job Description: On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Richmond, Virginia to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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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....
11 days ago
Wal-Mart - Richmond, VA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
14 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....
17 days ago
LensCrafters - Richmond, VA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
23 days ago
Visionworks - Midlothian, VA (11 miles from Richmond, VA)
Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in Virginia, is hiring a FULL TIME Optometrist in our MIDLOTHIAN location....
24 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....
25 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Richmond, VA
Diagnose and treat ocular disease. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses. Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options....
45+ 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....
90+ days ago
Luxottica Group - 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....
90+ 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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Richmond, VA 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 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 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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