Optometrist Salary (Canada)

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$84,376 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Optometrist Salary (?
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C$48,668 - C$147,972
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$84,375
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Optometrist Salary (?
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C$15.10 - C$68.11
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National Salary Data

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Salary
C$48,668 - C$147,972  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,186  
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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C$46,820 - C$147,877  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$15.10 - C$68.11  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,186  
   
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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C$46,820 - C$147,877  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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

Calgary
up arrow 6%
Toronto
up arrow 5%
National Average
C$93,000
Vancouver
up arrow 14%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
C$93,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 46%
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