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$60,000 - AU$110,000
AU$60K
AU$82K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$82,167
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AU$32.52 - AU$90.28
AU$33
AU$65
AU$90
MEDIAN: AU$65.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$60,000 - AU$110,000  
   
Bonus
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$65,445 - AU$158,686  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$31AU$62AU$93
Hourly Rate
AU$32.52 - AU$90.28  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
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).
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AU$65,445 - AU$158,686  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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
71 %
Male
29 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲18%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
AU$88,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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