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Career information and college search tools for optometrists and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

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 2016

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles 1310 $104,930
Long Beach 1310 $104,930
Anaheim 1310 $104,930
Sugar Land 740 $79,700
The Woodlands 740 $79,700
Houston 740 $79,700
Denver 650 $136,120
Aurora 650 $136,120
Lakewood 650 $136,120
Fort Worth 630 $108,630
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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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Optometrists

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2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

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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