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Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Optometrists

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Optometrists jobs , as of 2015

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Hoover 130 $75,140
Birmingham 130 $75,140
Huntsville 50 $120,530
Muscle Shoals N/A $60,570
Florence N/A $60,570
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 40 $153,180
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Phoenix 470 $115,480
Scottsdale 470 $115,480
Mesa 470 $115,480
Tucson 60 $81,540
Prescott 30 N/A
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 60 $133,470
North Little Rock 60 $133,470
Little Rock 60 $133,470
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Long Beach 1570 $109,440
Los Angeles 1570 $109,440
Anaheim 1570 $109,440
Oakland 590 $111,430
Hayward 590 $111,430
San Francisco 590 $111,430
San Diego 380 $117,620
Carlsbad 380 $117,620
San Jose 330 $112,460
Sunnyvale 330 $112,460
Santa Clara 330 $112,460
Riverside 280 $109,000
San Bernardino 280 $109,000
Ontario 280 $109,000
Sacramento 140 $107,750
Arden 140 $107,750
Roseville 140 $107,750
Arcade 140 $107,750
Lodi 60 $91,490
Stockton 60 $91,490
Ventura 60 $105,370
Thousand Oaks 60 $105,370
Oxnard 60 $105,370
Fresno 60 $115,060
Fairfield 60 $138,280
Vallejo 60 $138,280
Santa Barbara 60 $177,050
Santa Maria 60 $177,050
Bakersfield 50 $119,960
Santa Rosa 40 $113,420
Salinas 30 $72,590
Modesto 30 $116,920
Arroyo Grande N/A $85,190
Paso Robles N/A $85,190
San Luis Obispo N/A $85,190
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Aurora 440 $119,860
Lakewood 440 $119,860
Denver 440 $119,860
Colorado Springs 120 $108,750
Fort Collins 50 $110,440
Boulder 40 $134,880
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
East Hartford 80 N/A
Hartford 80 N/A
West Hartford 80 N/A
Bridgeport 80 N/A
Norwalk 80 N/A
Stamford 80 N/A
Waterbury 40 N/A
New Haven 40 $124,140
     
Metro Area (Delaware) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dover N/A $144,990
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Miami 650 $101,770
West Palm Beach 650 $101,770
Fort Lauderdale 650 $101,770
Kissimmee 370 $71,810
Orlando 370 $71,810
Sanford 370 $71,810
Jacksonville 200 $80,270
St. Petersburg 130 $129,950
Clearwater 130 $129,950
Tampa 130 $129,950
Daytona Beach 80 $62,530
Deltona 80 $62,530
Ormond Beach 80 $62,530
Port St. Lucie 60 $106,300
Winter Haven 50 $62,860
Lakeland 50 $62,860
Cape Coral 50 $111,190
Fort Myers 50 $111,190
Titusville N/A N/A
Melbourne N/A N/A
Palm Bay N/A N/A
Bradenton N/A $93,340
North Port N/A $93,340
Sarasota N/A $93,340
Ferry Pass N/A $111,730
Pensacola N/A $111,730
Brent N/A $111,730
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 430 $103,590
Sandy Springs 430 $103,590
Atlanta 430 $103,590
Macon 40 $50,400
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 230 $109,820
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 150 $131,670
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Peoria 40 $111,120
Rockford 30 $72,380
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 180 $77,970
Carmel 180 $77,970
Indianapolis 180 $77,970
Fort Wayne 90 $93,330
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Des Moines 120 $127,420
Des Moines 120 $127,420
Cedar Rapids 40 $114,970
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 120 $93,590
Topeka 40 $129,590
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fayette 70 $102,940
Lexington 70 $102,940
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lafayette 60 $67,720
Alexandria 40 $72,810
Metairie N/A $93,190
New Orleans N/A $93,190
Baton Rouge N/A $94,450
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 40 $102,720
Portland 40 $102,720
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Towson 160 $118,240
Columbia 160 $118,240
Baltimore 160 $118,240
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Gardner 40 $121,080
Leominster 40 $121,080
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dearborn 420 $102,630
Detroit 420 $102,630
Warren 420 $102,630
Wyoming 120 $105,500
Grand Rapids 120 $105,500
East Lansing 80 $95,360
Lansing 80 $95,360
Portage 80 $111,960
Kalamazoo 80 $111,960
Flint 60 $120,340
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Jackson 40 $91,270
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 60 $112,210
Joplin 30 $105,930
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Billings 40 $127,680
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 60 $106,430
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 270 $91,560
Henderson 270 $91,560
Las Vegas 270 $91,560
Reno 60 $112,350
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Atlantic City 40 $120,370
Hammonton 40 $120,370
Trenton 40 $123,080
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 70 $88,160
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rochester 140 $126,550
Albany 100 $162,680
Troy 100 $162,680
Schenectady 100 $162,680
Niagara Falls 90 $100,400
Buffalo 90 $100,400
Cheektowaga 90 $100,400
Syracuse 90 $108,850
Kingston 30 $115,250
Glens Falls N/A N/A
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Winston 80 $80,550
Salem 80 $80,550
High Point 80 $124,240
Greensboro 80 $124,240
Chapel Hill 70 $77,010
Durham 70 $77,010
Fayetteville 70 $168,180
Wilmington 40 $81,940
Greenville 40 $115,650
Asheville 30 $101,040
Raleigh N/A $106,470
     
Metro Area (North Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bismarck 30 $108,170
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbus 280 $91,660
Elyria 200 $109,280
Cleveland 200 $109,280
Toledo 110 $116,580
Dayton 100 $48,940
Akron 70 $110,780
Canton 50 $54,740
Massillon 50 $54,740
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 360 N/A
Tulsa 130 $102,490
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Eugene 40 $61,460
Salem 40 $102,710
Redmond 30 $70,390
Bend 30 $70,390
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 490 $108,190
Harrisburg 110 N/A
Carlisle 110 N/A
Lancaster 90 $94,470
Reading 70 $88,050
Hanover 60 $112,340
York 60 $112,340
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas N/A $45,390
Carolina N/A $45,390
San Juan N/A $45,390
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston 80 $57,210
North Charleston 80 $57,210
Greenville 80 $81,580
Mauldin 80 $81,580
Anderson 80 $81,580
Columbia 40 $66,770
Bluffton N/A $136,830
Hilton Head Island N/A $136,830
Beaufort N/A $136,830
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Murfreesboro 130 $102,950
Franklin 130 $102,950
Davidson 130 $102,950
Nashville 130 $102,950
Knoxville 80 $114,020
Johnson City 30 $84,760
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sugar Land 690 $59,390
The Woodlands 690 $59,390
Houston 690 $59,390
Dallas 630 $113,450
Arlington 630 $113,450
Fort Worth 630 $113,450
New Braunfels 180 $104,420
San Antonio 180 $104,420
Austin 110 $71,100
Round Rock 110 $71,100
Lubbock 50 $51,850
Mission 40 $113,110
Edinburg 40 $113,110
McAllen 40 $113,110
Corpus Christi 40 $119,430
Wichita Falls 30 $56,510
El Paso N/A $76,250
Amarillo N/A $178,840
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 170 $132,270
Orem 70 $113,750
Provo 70 $113,750
Clearfield 60 $94,410
Ogden 60 $94,410
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 40 $108,470
Burlington 40 $108,470
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 140 $117,270
Charlottesville 80 $105,540
Roanoke 70 $91,260
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bellevue 490 $108,120
Tacoma 490 $108,120
Seattle 490 $108,120
Spokane Valley 70 $125,750
Spokane 70 $125,750
Bellingham N/A $164,510
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 140 $105,010
Waukesha 140 $105,010
Milwaukee 140 $105,010
Madison 60 $91,270
Green Bay 40 $100,300

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Optometrists

To find out more about building a career as Optometrists, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Most Popular Industries for :
Optometrists

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Medical Office 21,820 84% $95,960
Drug Stores 2,590 10% $100,960
Hospital 520 2% $105,920
Government 360 1% $70,620
Education 270 1% $86,590
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