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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Doctors Exchange of Washington - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
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 Lacey, WA office....
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8 hours ago Doctors Exchange of Washington
National Vision - Vista Optical inside Fred Meyer - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Fred Meyer shoppers are able to get an eye exam from an independent Doctor of Optometry, order a pair of eyeglasses and or contacts and even do their weekly grocery shopping - all in one trip....
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4 days ago National Vision - Vista Optical inside Fred Meyer
Doctors Exchange of Washington - Tacoma, WA
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 Tacoma, WA office....
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9 days ago Doctors Exchange of Washington
LensCrafters - Tacoma, WA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Tacoma, WA
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with LensCrafters (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....
11 days ago
Doctors Exchange of Washington, P.C. - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
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 Lacey, WA office....
17 days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Tacoma, WA
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 Tacoma, WA office....
22 days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Fred Meyer shoppers are able to get an eye exam from an independent Doctor of Optometry, order a pair of eyeglasses and or contacts and even do their weekly grocery shopping - all in one trip....
23 days ago
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....
25 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....
29 days ago
Lasik Plus - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Specific qualifications for this health care role include: Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from an accredited School of Optometry License to practice optometry in the state in which you will be practicing...
30+ days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Tacoma, WA
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 Tacoma, WA office....
30+ days ago
Optometry Primary Care-Sublease - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
National Vision wants you a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills to join our Doctor of Optometry Network as a sublease holder....
30+ days ago
Pacific NW Eye Associates - Tacoma, WA
Our Practice is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
45+ days ago
Walmart - Renton, WA (17 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

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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 (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 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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