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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Kaiser Permanente - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Puyallup Medical Center is comprised of Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Eye Care, Physical Therapy and Social Work Services. Lab, Pharmacy, and Radiology on site....
1 day ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - McChord AFB, WA (8 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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2 days ago National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network
Doctor's Exchange of Washington PC - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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4 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Washington PC
Doctor's Exchange of Washington PC - Tukwila, WA (20 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Our Optometrists are comprehensive primary eye care specialists. They see patients with a wide variety of pathology and refractive needs and often catch systemic issues....
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4 days ago Doctor's Exchange of Washington PC
Kaiser Permanente - Washington Permanente Medical Group - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Puyallup Medical Center is comprised of Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Eye Care, Physical Therapy and Social Work Services. Lab, Pharmacy, and Radiology on site....
5 days ago
LensCrafters - Tacoma, WA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
12 days ago
National Vision Doctor of Optometry Network - Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA (14 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....
15 days ago
Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness - 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....
15 days ago
GPAC - Tacoma, WA
As an Optometrist in this practice, your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre-...
15 days ago
Optical Express Group - Fife, WA (4 miles from Tacoma, WA)
These clinics are well-equipped with the latest technologies, offering a range of eye care services to the local community from eye examinations, the provision of glasses and contact lens care to dry...
24 days ago
VSP Global - University Place, WA
You'll work 32 to 40 hours a week and provide a variety of optometric services: conduct eye exams using optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretations; diagnose and treat ocular diseases...
29 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....
45+ days ago
LensCrafters - Tukwila, WA (20 miles from Tacoma, WA)
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
45+ days ago
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....
45+ days ago
Corporate practice - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or youre an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!...
45+ 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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Tacoma, WA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.3%)
  • High School or GED (7.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 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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