Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$88,267 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.

C$49,417 - C$147,577
(Median)
C$49K
C$88K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$88,266
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90%

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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$49,417 - C$147,577  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,174  
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$45,654 - C$146,944  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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$10,174  
   
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$45,654 - C$146,944  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
C$89,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 44%
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