An Optometrist in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$83,147 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$63,500 - AU$108,659
AU$64K
AU$83K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$83,146
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AU$30.41 - AU$89.94
AU$30
AU$70
AU$90
MEDIAN: AU$70
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$63,500 - AU$108,659  
   
Bonus
AU$8,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$64,744 - AU$149,480  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$30.41 - AU$89.94  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$8,000  
   
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$64,744 - AU$149,480  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

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

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$88,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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