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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Lasik Plus - West McLean, VA
Optometrist LCA VISION Optometry leaders, are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity to work with world-class ophthalmologists with a leading provider of laser vision correction...
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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
Luxottica - Chesapeake, VA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
2 days ago
Dr. Amanda Paull and Associates - Henrico, 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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Associates in Eyecare - Optometrists - Ashburn, VA
We are seeking a high-energy, medically-oriented, Optometrist to join a well-established practice with multiple offices in Northern VA and Washington DC....
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9 hours ago
Virginia Vision Associates PC - Roanoke, VA
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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15 hours ago Virginia Vision Associates PC
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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Target - Virginia Beach, VA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
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Rva Eye Care Optometrists - Henrico, 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
Associates In Eyecare - Aldie, VA
Details Posted: July 14, 2021 Location: Stone Ridge, Virginia Show Map Type: Full Time - Experienced Categories: Optometrist, Optometry Required Education: Doctorate Northern VA / DC - Optometry Position...
4 days ago
Luxottica Group - Chesapeake, VA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
5 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Garrisonville, VA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
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Private practice sublease - Haymarket, VA
What Youll Need: Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)...
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Private practice sublease - Winchester, VA
What Youll Need: Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)...
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Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Goldvein, VA
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice. Preferred Qualifications......
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Demographic Data for Virginia

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Optometrist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
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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 (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 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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