Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$87,614 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$48,878 - C$144,254

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C$15.40 - C$67.63

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$48,878 - C$144,254  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,193  
Total Pay (?
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C$42,861 - C$143,750  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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).
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C$42,861 - C$143,750  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
C$88,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 47%
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