Optometrist Salary (Canada)

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$82,404 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 Total Pay (?
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C$47,548 - C$148,485
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MEDIAN: C$82,403
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Optometrist Total Pay (?
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C$14.79 - C$68.62
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National Salary Data

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Salary
C$47,548 - C$148,485  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,284  
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$43,646 - C$148,976  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$14.79 - C$68.62  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,284  
   
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$43,646 - C$148,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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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 13%
National Average
C$87,000
Toronto
up arrow 7%
Vancouver
up arrow 10%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%
Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
C$87,000
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Gender
Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 48%
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