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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas


Annual Earnings
National 36,430 1.0 $106,140Explore the national job market for Optometrists

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Optometrists ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Oklahoma City, OK 2.3
Pittsburgh, PA 1.8
Chicago Metro Area 1.8
Denver, CO 1.8
Kansas City, MO 1.7
Metro Area Median Earnings
Charlotte, NC $142,010
Denver, CO $136,120
Phoenix, AZ $129,780
Salt Lake City, UT $128,090
Rochester, NY $128,060

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Melbourne, FL 2.6
Deltona, FL 1.8
Wichita, KS 1.7
Fayetteville, AR 1.6
Lancaster, PA 1.6
Metro Area Median Earnings
Melbourne, FL $168,360
Worcester, MA $142,280
Boise, ID $130,550
Albany, NY $126,690
Spokane, WA $124,940

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Charlottesville, VA 2.9
Kalamazoo, MI 2.5
Flint, MI 2.4
Springfield, IL 2.4
Prescott, AZ 2.2
Metro Area Median Earnings
Columbus, GA $197,920
Anchorage, AK $178,240
Boulder, CO $141,620
Burlington, VT $137,640
Topeka, KS $129,590

National - Job Listings

Come join a mature state of the art private optometry practice that serves the fantastic communities of Fairfax VA and Rockville Md. Our 30 year old p... Full Description

Engility - Chantilly,VA
SMSG has an opening for a Senior Optical Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to a Government Intelligence Communit... Full Description

Perspecta - Chantilly,VA
ResponsibilitiesProvide System Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) to identify, develop, analyze, evaluate, mature and transition technologies... Full Description

Ashburn Vision Source - Ashburn,VA
We have an immediate opening for a full-time Optician/Optical Stylist. This requires knowledge of the latest advancements in optical technology, anti-... Full Description

Montgomery Village Eye Center - Gaithersburg,MD
We need an additional optician to do lab work and optical sales.... Full Description

Kelly Engineering Resources - Sterling,VA
Optical Recognition Engineering Manager Direct Hire Herndon, VA Relocation candidates welcome to apply! Our client is seeking an Optical Recognition E... Full Description

BAE Systems - Manassas,VA
BAE Systems is looking for a Technical Director to set the technology vision for our growing Free Space Optical Communications portfolio.... Full Description

US Navy - Washington,DC
#GDJULY They may: Assist Navy Physicians and Dentists with surgeries Specialize in radiology, search and rescue, optical or preventive medicine Transp... Full Description

Integrity Applications Incorporated - Reston,VA
Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI) is an engineering and software development company headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia with offices nationw... Full Description

American Academy of Ophthalmology - Washington,DC
Manager plans and develops state legislative strategies to derail optometric initiatives as assigned by the State Policy Director. ... Formulate and i... Full Description

Job Openings

Engility - Chantilly,VA
Perspecta - Chantilly,VA
Ashburn Vision Source - Ashburn,VA
Montgomery Village Eye Center - Gaithersburg,MD
Kelly Engineering Resources - Sterling,VA