Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$86,169 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Optometry is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$47,456 - C$133,468
(Median)
C$47K
C$86K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$86,169
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90%

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C$15.31 - C$66.52
(Median)
C$15
C$48
C$67
MEDIAN: C$47.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$47,456 - C$133,468  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,000  
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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C$42,239 - C$136,744  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$15.31 - C$66.52  
   
Overtime
C$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,000  
   
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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C$42,239 - C$136,744  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
C$87,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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