Optometrist Salary (Australia)

The average salary for an Optometrist is AU$81,842 per year.
Optometrist Total Pay (?
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AU$51,749 - AU$108,365
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MEDIAN: AU$81,842
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Optometrist Total Pay (?
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AU$29.54 - AU$76.16
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MEDIAN: AU$49.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$51,749 - AU$108,365  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,992  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$57,788 - AU$123,439  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 284
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$29.54 - AU$76.16  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,992  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$57,788 - AU$123,439  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 284
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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Perth
up arrow 5%
Sydney
up arrow 3%
National Average
AU$86,000
Adelaide
up arrow 2%
Brisbane
up arrow 7%
Melbourne
up arrow 12%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
AU$86,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 63%
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