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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

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

DCS - Washington,DC
DCS Corporation is looking for an Optical Scientist to perform research and development of digital holography, lasers, spatial light modulators and ot... Full Description

BJ's Wholesale - Falls Church,VA
OPTICAL MANAGER, LICENSED ($2,000 sign-on bonus) Responsible for performing all of the duties required of a dispensing optician, in addition to manage... 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

Hue.Ai - Tysons Corner,VA
Work directly with the CEO in his mission to bring innovation to the optical industry. ... At Hue.Ai, we are pioneering AI-designed technologies for t... Full Description

Howard Hughes Medical institute - Ashburn,VA
Typical instruments are comprised of a wide range of custom designed optical, electro-mechanical, motion, machine vision, embedded software and electr... Full Description

Manufacturing Techniques - Lorton,VA
MTEQ is seeking a Electro Optical Engineer with extensive knowledge and strong communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse indivi... Full Description

The Luxottica Group - Bethesda,MD
With over 900 locations, LensCrafters is the largest optical retailer in North America and our love of eyes and higher standard of quality have made L... Full Description

Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington,VA
Experience: Six months experience with scanning and/or processing of records and operational knowledge of optical scanners is strongly preferred.... Full Description

US Navy - Ashburn,VA
They may: Assist Navy Physicians and Dentists with surgeriesSpecialize in radiology, search and rescue, optical or preventive medicineTransport the si... Full Description

Job Openings

Perspecta - Chantilly,VA
DCS - Washington,DC
BJ's Wholesale - Falls Church,VA
BAE Systems - Manassas,VA
Hue.Ai - Tysons Corner,VA
Howard Hughes Medical institute - Ashburn,VA