Optometrist Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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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Pacific Medical Centers - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Other services available at Renton include a cardiovascular laboratory, physical therapy, eye care, x-ray, on-site laboratory, pharmacy and interpreter services....
3 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care. Contact Jennifer Lo, OD: ... or ......
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8 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - Lakewood, WA (3 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
9 days ago
Target Optical - Gig Harbor, WA (15 miles from Tacoma, WA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
9 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Our location provides you with the optimal opportunity to combine an entrepreneurial mindset with your passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
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9 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Doctor's Exchange of Washington PC - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Primary eye care is not just about contact lenses and eyeglass prescriptions....
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11 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Washington PC
Walmart - Federal Way, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
12 days ago
Milton Edgewood Eye Clinic - Milton, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Details Posted: April 2, 2021 Location: Milton, Washington Show Map Type: Full Time - Experienced Categories: Optometrist, Optometry Required Education: Doctorate Seeking an Associate OD who is passionate...
15 days ago
Walmart - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids. Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions....
16 days ago
Optical Express Group - Fife, WA (4 miles from Tacoma, WA)
For over 30 years, millions of patients have trusted Optical Express with their eye care....
17 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Tukwila, WA (20 miles from Tacoma, WA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
24 days ago
Luxottica Group - Tukwila, WA (20 miles from Tacoma, WA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
27 days ago
Private practice - Milton, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
) What Youll Do: Perform comprehensive eye exams on approximately 14 patients per day Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease, such as glaucoma Provide pre- and post-operative care to...
30+ days ago
Vsp Labs, Inc Dba Vsp Global - Tacoma, WA
Centers, P.C., located in University Place, Washington.Why you should applyCascade Eye and Skin Centers, P.C, delivers superior eye care through advanced ophthalmologic, optometric, and dermatologic...
30+ days ago
LensCrafters - Tacoma, WA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Tacoma, WA

This is the average annual salary for Optometrist jobs in Tacoma, WA as reported by the BLS.

$113,750

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tacoma, WA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.8%)
  • 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 Tacoma, WA
  • 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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