Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$87,781 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$48,288 - C$140,176
(Median)
C$48K
C$88K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$87,781
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C$15.48 - C$67.47
(Median)
C$15
C$49
C$67
MEDIAN: C$48.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$48,288 - C$140,176  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,193  
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$42,329 - C$141,368  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$15.48 - C$67.47  
   
Overtime
C$13.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,193  
   
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$42,329 - C$141,368  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
C$89,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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