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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
Huntsville 50 $119,060
Hoover -2222 $108,410
Birmingham -2222 $108,410
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 40 $178,240
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Phoenix 510 $129,780
Scottsdale 510 $129,780
Mesa 510 $129,780
Tucson 50 $97,920
Prescott 30 $73,210
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 50 $98,840
North Little Rock 50 $98,840
Little Rock 50 $98,840
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anaheim 1310 $104,930
Long Beach 1310 $104,930
Los Angeles 1310 $104,930
Oakland 520 $115,690
Hayward 520 $115,690
San Francisco 520 $115,690
Carlsbad 470 $96,940
San Diego 470 $96,940
Sunnyvale 420 $108,900
Santa Clara 420 $108,900
San Jose 420 $108,900
Arden 200 $101,750
Roseville 200 $101,750
Arcade 200 $101,750
Sacramento 200 $101,750
Ontario 200 $110,790
San Bernardino 200 $110,790
Riverside 200 $110,790
Stockton 70 $95,740
Lodi 70 $95,740
Santa Maria 70 $115,020
Santa Barbara 70 $115,020
Fresno 60 $99,090
Fairfield 60 $126,240
Vallejo 60 $126,240
Ventura 50 $95,130
Thousand Oaks 50 $95,130
Oxnard 50 $95,130
Modesto 40 $111,190
Bakersfield 40 $121,250
Salinas 30 $117,200
Santa Rosa 30 $121,140
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lakewood 650 $136,120
Aurora 650 $136,120
Denver 650 $136,120
Colorado Springs 90 $116,760
Fort Collins 40 $121,250
Boulder 30 $141,620
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Hartford -2222 $-3,333
East Hartford -2222 $-3,333
Hartford -2222 $-3,333
Norwalk -2222 $-3,333
Stamford -2222 $-3,333
Bridgeport -2222 $-3,333
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Palm Beach 560 $91,170
Miami 560 $91,170
Fort Lauderdale 560 $91,170
Orlando 300 $76,140
Kissimmee 300 $76,140
Sanford 300 $76,140
Jacksonville 190 $81,960
Melbourne 130 $168,360
Palm Bay 130 $168,360
Titusville 130 $168,360
St. Petersburg 100 $103,070
Tampa 100 $103,070
Clearwater 100 $103,070
Daytona Beach 90 $63,960
Ormond Beach 90 $63,960
Deltona 90 $63,960
Fort Myers 50 $99,340
Cape Coral 50 $99,340
Lakeland 40 $-1,111
Winter Haven 40 $-1,111
Port St. Lucie 40 $109,540
Pensacola 30 $108,760
Brent 30 $108,760
Ferry Pass 30 $108,760
Tallahassee 30 $115,610
Marco Island -2222 $44,700
Naples -2222 $44,700
Immokalee -2222 $44,700
Sarasota -2222 $97,600
North Port -2222 $97,600
Bradenton -2222 $97,600
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Atlanta 600 $81,430
Roswell 600 $81,430
Sandy Springs 600 $81,430
Savannah 40 $90,580
Macon -2222 $72,510
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 180 $112,990
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 110 $130,550
Idaho Falls -2222 $120,750
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 70 $119,010
Peoria 40 $95,550
Urbana 40 $109,220
Champaign 40 $109,220
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 210 $69,040
Carmel 210 $69,040
Indianapolis 210 $69,040
Fort Wayne -2222 $66,540
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Des Moines 90 $122,760
Des Moines 90 $122,760
Cedar Rapids 40 $106,020
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 130 $94,070
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fayette 60 $109,600
Lexington 60 $109,600
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Houma 40 $-2,222
Thibodaux 40 $-2,222
Metairie -2222 $112,740
New Orleans -2222 $112,740
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 50 $111,690
Portland 50 $111,690
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Towson 160 $122,280
Columbia 160 $122,280
Baltimore 160 $122,280
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Gardner 40 $125,560
Leominster 40 $125,560
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dearborn 470 $100,990
Warren 470 $100,990
Detroit 470 $100,990
Wyoming 220 $110,610
Grand Rapids 220 $110,610
Kalamazoo 90 $112,230
Portage 90 $112,230
Flint 80 $106,820
Lansing 70 $88,080
East Lansing 70 $88,080
Ann Arbor 50 $-1,111
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Jackson 30 $92,730
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 90 $103,330
Columbia 40 $110,340
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Billings 40 $123,590
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 60 $110,390
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 200 $112,750
Henderson 200 $112,750
Las Vegas 200 $112,750
Reno 60 $118,440
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 50 $-1,111
Hammonton 50 $-1,111
Atlantic City 50 $-1,111
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 100 $62,240
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cheektowaga 120 $113,970
Buffalo 120 $113,970
Niagara Falls 120 $113,970
Rochester 120 $128,060
Troy 90 $126,690
Albany 90 $126,690
Schenectady 90 $126,690
Syracuse 80 $109,080
Binghamton 40 $125,290
Kingston 30 $101,470
Glens Falls -2222 $198,320
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Raleigh 110 $102,320
Winston 100 $81,450
Salem 100 $81,450
High Point 70 $112,880
Greensboro 70 $112,880
Wilmington 50 $88,600
Asheville 40 $102,900
Durham 30 $98,060
Chapel Hill 30 $98,060
Fayetteville 30 $122,570
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbus 190 $106,560
Elyria 170 $106,330
Cleveland 170 $106,330
Dayton 110 $50,370
Toledo 100 $118,100
Akron 70 $121,340
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 360 $-1,111
Tulsa 130 $118,660
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salem 50 $109,390
Eugene 30 $40,930
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 520 $108,610
Lancaster 90 $96,000
Barre 80 $89,230
Hazleton 80 $89,230
Wilkes 80 $89,230
Scranton 80 $89,230
Altoona 40 $79,130
York 40 $118,600
Hanover 40 $118,600
State College 30 $-1,111
Reading 30 $113,340
Harrisburg -2222 $97,050
Carlisle -2222 $97,050
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas -2222 $54,400
Carolina -2222 $54,400
San Juan -2222 $54,400
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Mauldin 100 $110,980
Anderson 100 $110,980
Greenville 100 $110,980
Columbia 80 $107,990
North Charleston 70 $89,260
Charleston 70 $89,260
Florence 40 $-2,222
Spartanburg -2222 $101,900
     
Metro Area (South Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sioux Falls 50 $97,260
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Franklin 140 $105,230
Nashville 140 $105,230
Murfreesboro 140 $105,230
Davidson 140 $105,230
Knoxville 80 $106,680
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sugar Land 740 $79,700
The Woodlands 740 $79,700
Houston 740 $79,700
Arlington 630 $108,630
Dallas 630 $108,630
Fort Worth 630 $108,630
San Antonio 220 $94,710
New Braunfels 220 $94,710
Austin 90 $-1,111
Round Rock 90 $-1,111
Amarillo 50 $-1,111
Edinburg 40 $118,340
Mission 40 $118,340
McAllen 40 $118,340
Port Arthur 30 $-2,222
Beaumont 30 $-2,222
Lubbock -2222 $49,660
Wichita Falls -2222 $61,290
El Paso -2222 $81,250
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 170 $128,090
Clearfield 70 $82,980
Ogden 70 $82,980
Orem 70 $112,550
Provo 70 $112,550
St. George -2222 $75,460
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 50 $137,640
Burlington 50 $137,640
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 130 $115,270
Roanoke 70 $50,930
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bellevue 360 $109,990
Seattle 360 $109,990
Tacoma 360 $109,990
Spokane Valley 80 $124,940
Spokane 80 $124,940
Richland 40 $101,500
Kennewick 40 $101,500
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 150 $105,780
Waukesha 150 $105,780
Milwaukee 150 $105,780
Madison 60 $100,880

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

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
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