9,331 Jobs Optometrist Available

Optometrist

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06/20/2021

Course Advisor

Columbus, OH, United States

Position Description Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose . . .

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06/20/2021
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07/18/2021

Optometrist

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06/20/2021

Seco International

Remote, United States

Opportunity for an optometrist to work as an independent contractor in a retail setting. The managing optometrist has several locations in the Tampa a. . .

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06/20/2021
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07/18/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

American Optometric Association

Oneonta, NY, United States

Our practice is looking for a dedicated Optometrist full-time or part-time. We are a busy established private eye care practice located in upstate Ne. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

American Optometric Association

Oneonta, NY, United States

Our practice is looking for a dedicated Optometrist full-time or part-time. We are a busy established private eye care practice located in upstate Ne. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Ketchum

Irvine, CA, United States

Description Part Time/Full Time Associate Optometrist needed at great location (inside LensCrafters) at Irvine, CA! We are looking for an efficient a. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

American Optometric Association

Ventura, CA, United States

We are looking for an Optometrist to perform eye tests and provide excellent eye care to our patients. Optometrist responsibilities include analyzing . . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

American Optometric Association

Ventura, CA, United States

We are looking for an Optometrist to perform eye tests and provide excellent eye care to our patients. Optometrist responsibilities include analyzing . . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Navajo County Library District

Ravenna, OH, United States

The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for an Optometrist. The Optometrist will function out of the Ravenna VA Outpatient Clinic within. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Corporate Optometry Careers

Washington, DC, USA

Full Job Description MyEyeDr. is seeking a part-time Optometrist (OD) to join our practice located in Washington, North Carolina. MyEyeDr. is a prem. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Ketchum

San Bernardino, CA, United States

Description We are a high volume optometry office located inside of Costco, looking for a part-time optometrist. New Grads are welcome! Must be able . . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

United States Department Of Veterans Affairs

Columbus, GA, United States

This position is a full-time optometrist located at the Central Alabama VA Medical Center, assigned to the Acute Care and Specialties Service Line as . . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Baylor College Of Medicine

Houston, TX, United States

Summary The Optometrist is a medical provider who provides optometric care. The Optometrist examines patients to determine the nature and degree of v. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Ketchum

Rowland, NC, United States

Description We are searching for an Optometrist to fill in One to Two day(s) a week. Starting pay is $450 a day. We are a commercial type office and . . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Corporate Optometry Careers

Merritt Island, FL, United States

Full Job Description Experienced Optometrists and New Graduates welcome! Optometrist responsibilities include analyzing vision tests, identifying si. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

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06/21/2021

Integrityplacementgroup

Dover, DE, United States

Optometrist The Company: Our client evaluates vision needs, diagnose irritations and infections, and prescribe appropriate medications for residents a. . .

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06/21/2021
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07/19/2021

Optometrist

Course Advisor

Columbus, OH, United States Salary : $ 188,160 a year Apply Now
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Job Type: Full Time

Category: Therapeutic Services

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Position Description Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions.

What Do Optometrists Do On a Daily Basis?

  • Prescribe therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision.
  • Remove foreign bodies from the eye.
  • Provide vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation.
  • Provide patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract and laser vision correction, with pre- and post-operative care.
  • Consult with and refer patients to ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment is determined necessary.
  • Examine eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or color blindness.

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What Every Optometrist Should Know

These are the skills Optometrists say are the most useful in their careers:

Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Science: Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Other Optometrist Job Titles

  • Optometrist, President/Practice Owner
  • Chief, Optometry Service
  • Optometrist, Owner
  • Doctor of Optometry (OD)
  • Optometrist/Practice Owner

Job Demand for Optometrists

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 40,200 jobs in the United States for Optometrist. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 17.9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 7,200 new jobs for Optometrist by 2026. There will be an estimated 2,000 positions for Optometrist per year.

The states with the most job growth for Optometrist are Utah, Colorado, and Washington. Watch out if you plan on working in Vermont, Rhode Island, or Mississippi. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Average Optometrists Salary

Optometrists make between $57,480 and $188,160 a year.

Optometrists who work in North Dakota, Vermont, or Alaska, make the highest salaries.

How much do Optometrists make in each U.S. state?

Tools & Technologies Used by Optometrists

Below is a list of the types of tools and technologies that Optometrists may use on a daily basis:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Scheduling software
  • First Insight MaximEyes
  • HealthLine Systems Eyecom
  • Insight Software My Vision Express
  • OfficeMate Software Solutions OfficeMate

Becoming an Optometrist

What education is needed to be an Optometrist?

How many years of work experience do I need?

Optometrists Sector

Below are examples of industries where Optometrists work:

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Those thinking about becoming an Optometrist might also be interested in the following careers:

  • Preventive Medicine Physicians

References:

  • College Factual

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