Optometrist Jobs in Suffolk, 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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Optometrist - VA, Hampton - 805 - Sublease

  • VisionWorks
  • Hampton, VA
  • 1 day ago

of Optometry Degree (OD) from an Accredited School of Optometry State Licensed or will be licensed to practice optometry (New Graduates) in the state in which you will be practicing....

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Optometrist

  • National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
  • Newport News, VA
  • 1 day ago

Company Description About Us: National Vision is looking for a dedicated Optometrist with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering a great patient experience to join our Doctor of Optometry...

Optometrist - VA, Norfolk - 1338 - Sublease

  • VisionWorks
  • Norfolk, VA
  • 1 day ago

of Optometry Degree (OD) from an Accredited School of Optometry State Licensed or will be licensed to practice optometry (New Graduates) in the state in which you will be practicing....

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Optometrist

  • Best Vision
  • Newport News, VA
  • 10 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

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Optometrist

  • Best Vision
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 10 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Best Vision
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 15 days ago

We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist

  • Medserv
  • Newport News, VA
  • 24 days ago

Responsibilities will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses or eye medications as needed Provide pre and post-operative...

Optometrist

  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 30+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Optometrist - Surgical

  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Hampton, VA
  • 30+ days ago

Education - Degree of doctor of optometry resulting from a course of education in optometry....

Optometrist

  • Luxottica
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 45+ days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

Optometrist Od Mall - , Va

  • Myeyedr
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 45+ days ago

Our professional optometrists are championing a new path for eye care join our path!...

SA6730 Optometrist

  • Target Optical
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 45+ days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

SA6730 Optometrist - Chesapeake, VA - Target Optical

  • Luxottica Group
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 45+ days ago

Great practice opportunity for an independent Doctor of Optometry....

Independent Optometrist - Walmart

  • Walmart
  • Norfolk, VA
  • 45+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Independent Optometrist - Walmart

  • Walmart
  • Portsmouth, VA
  • 90+ days ago

Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....

Demographic Data for Suffolk, VA

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Suffolk, VA

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Suffolk, VA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Suffolk, VA
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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