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Thursday, 4 July 2019

Jobs For Optometry Graduates In Nigeria

Are you looking for the available jobs and careers for optometry graduates in Nigeria? If yes, this post is for you. read to the end to learn about the jobs and careers for optometry graduates in Nigeria.

Optometry degree holders can never be jobless. Optometrists are one of the most demanded professionals in the Nigerian labour market.They are mainly employed in federal and state government hospitals, eye hospitals and clinics.

There are a lot of big privately owned companies that employ them too, and don't be suprised optometry graduates are also employed in oil and gas companies.

Jobs for optometry graduates in Nigeria


  • Eye health advisor
  • Private optometrist
  • Eye glasses marketer
  • Eye drops specialist
  • Eye drop marketer
  • Health educationist
  • Secondary school teacher
  • University lecturer

Where can optometry graduates work in Nigeria


  • Teaching hospitals
  • General hospitals
  • Universities
  • Secondary schools
  • Eye glass companies
  • NGOs
  • Oil and gas companies
  • Eye research centers

Salary of optometry graduates in Nigeria


They are almost the same as medical doctors, although their salary depends on their employers pay packages.

Optometrists employed in oil companies take home very good pay packages monthly while the ones working for the government earn lesser.

The average salary of optometry graduates in Nigeria is about 250,000 naira to 300,000 naira per month.