Career Outlook for Optometrists

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Also known as:
Doctor of Optometry, Optometrist

The overall job outlook for Optometrist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 61.06 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.82 percent per year. Demand for Optometrists is expected to go up, with an expected 9,610 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.91 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Optometrists in the following states

California 4,430
Texas 2,830
Florida 2,040
Pennsylvania 2,010
New York 1,610
Ohio 1,370
Illinois 1,280
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BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Optometrists

Wyoming
70
Vermont
70
District of Columbia
110
Alaska
120
North Dakota
130
New Mexico
140
West Virginia
150