An Optometrist in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$82,167 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$66,751 - AU$109,012
AU$67K
AU$84K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$83,577
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

AU$32.74 - AU$89.94
AU$33
AU$55
AU$90
MEDIAN: AU$55.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$66,751 - AU$109,012  
   
Bonus
AU$1,000  
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).
)
AU$67,542 - AU$156,000  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$32.74 - AU$89.94  
   
Overtime
AU$59.12  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$1,000  
   
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).
)
AU$67,542 - AU$156,000  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Optometrist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

Pay by Experience for an Optometrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Optometrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Optometrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Optometrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 9 salaries. An Optometrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
AU$89,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 46%
ADVERTISEMENT