Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$88,019 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$49,227 - C$145,951
(Median)
C$49K
C$88K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$88,019
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C$15.40 - C$67.63
(Median)
C$15
C$48
C$68
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$49,227 - C$145,951  
   
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$44,035 - C$145,279  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$15.40 - C$67.63  
   
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).
)
C$44,035 - C$145,279  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

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
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 45%
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