As shown in the following tabulation, 50 percent of optometrists were employed in offices of optometrists in 2010:
|Offices of optometrists||50%|
|Offices of physicians||13%|
|Health and personal care stores||8%|
|Outpatient care centers||2%|
Most optometrists work full time. Some work evenings and weekends to suit patients’ needs.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition
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