Optometrist Jobs in Virginia

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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Staff Today Inc - Pound, VA
Responsibilities: Perform standard eye exams for patients on a daily basis Check for evidence of disease, injury, or other problems impacting vision Listen to and address patient' s questions and concerns...
8 hours ago
National Vision - Select Walmart Locations - Fredericksburg, VA
National Vision wants you a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills to join our Doctor of Optometry Network as a sublease owner....
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1 day ago National Vision - Select Walmart Locations
National Vision - Select Walmart Locations - Stafford, VA
National Vision wants you a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills to join our Doctor of Optometry Network as a sublease owner....
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1 day ago National Vision - Select Walmart Locations
Confidential - Fredericksburg, VA
Eye exams, contact lens exams, disease management; including cataract, refractive, diabetic and glaucoma patients are included in this already established schedule....
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22 hours ago Confidential
Eye To Eye Careers - Dublin, VA 24084, VA
Job Description:  On the road Optometrist needed to drive the streets of Dublin, VA to perform excellent comprehensive eye exams....
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22 hours ago Eye To Eye Careers
National Vision - Select Walmart Locations - Newport News, VA
National Vision wants you a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills to join our Doctor of Optometry Network as a sublease owner....
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3 days ago National Vision - Select Walmart Locations
Virginia Vision Associates - Lynchburg, VA
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Lynchburg, VA office....
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3 days ago Virginia Vision Associates
National Vision - Select Walmart Locations - Roanoke, VA
National Vision wants you a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills to join our Doctor of Optometry Network as a sublease owner....
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3 days ago National Vision - Select Walmart Locations
Best Vision - Williamsburg, VA
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Williamsburg, VA office....
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4 days ago Best Vision
Eye Care Partners - Alexandria, VA
Are you An Optometrist with a license in good standing in the State of Virginia? Looking to join a medically-focused, doctor-led, organization focused on full scope of eye care?...
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6 days ago Eye Care Partners
Best Vision - Norfolk, VA
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Norfolk, VA office....
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6 days ago Best Vision
The Eye Group - Richmond, VA
This is an opportunity for a medically oriented optometrist to work closely with an MD in an ophthalmology setting....
9 days ago
Eye Group - Charlottesville, VA
Optometrist Position Charlottesville, VA Full Time Opportunity Company: The Eye Group Location: Charlottesville Posted on: November 13, 2020 Job Description: Join this well-established, busy commercial...
10 days ago
Highlands Optometry - Bristol, VA
located in Bristol and Wise, VA, looking to hire a motivated associate OD to provide primary eye care....
10 days ago
Best Vision - Newport News, VA
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for our Newport News, VA office....
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10 days ago Best Vision

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
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Diploma in Optometry
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Yoga and Vision Improvement
Created by Behavioral Optometrist Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac., and yoga teacher Daniel Orlansky, Yoga & Vision Improvement brings together the best of eastern and western mind/body methods...

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Virginia

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Virginia as reported by the BLS.

$129,010

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Virginia 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 Virginia
  • 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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