Optometrist Jobs in Charleston, WV

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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VisionWorks - Charleston, WV
Optometrist Store 404, Charleston Town Center, Charleston, West Virginia, United States of America Req #16986 Thursday, March 4, 2021 Visionworks, one of the leading providers of eye care services in...
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Demographic Data for Charleston, WV

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Salary for Optometrist Jobs in Charleston, WV

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

$143,440

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Charleston, WV 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 Charleston, WV
  • 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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