Optometrist Jobs in Yakima, 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.

Search Optometrist Jobs

1-4 of 4 Jobs
Eye Center - Yakima, WA
for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
4 days ago
The Eye Center - Yakima, WA
The Eye and Surgical Center is looking for a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care....
20 days ago
The Eye Center - Yakima, WA
Our center offers full scope comprehensive and medical eye care. The practice offers on-site surgery including cataract, eyelid, glaucoma, pterygium, lasers and more....
25 days ago
The Eye Group - Yakima, WA
Perform routine eye exams along with providing pre-post op management while working within a group of physicians, dentists, and behavioral health specialists....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Yakima, WA

Moving to Yakima, WA? Find some basic demographic data about Yakima, WA below.


126,248
3,128
Medium/Lg

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job title

Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Yakima, WA

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

$125,260

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Optometrist positions

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometrist positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Yakima, WA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (67.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 Yakima, WA
  • None (59.1%)
  • 1-2 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (13.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 10+ years (4.5%)

Optometrist Related Career Advice Articles

Top 5 Cities for Optometrist Pay

What are the best cities for optometrist pay? Which locations offer the highest optometrist salary? Read this list to find out.


How Much Do Optometrists Make?

How much do optometrists make? Find out what the average eye doctor salary is and which states offer the most in optometrist pay.


Challenges & Opportunities for the Hospital Optometrist

Find out how the expansion of optometric services in hospitals is impacting the number of optometrists pursuing and attaining hospital privileges.