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Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$87,358 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$49,173 - C$145,792
(Median)
C$49K
C$87K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$87,357
10%
50%
90%

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C$15.40 - C$67.63
(Median)
C$15
C$49
C$68
MEDIAN: C$48.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$49,173 - C$145,792  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,155  
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$44,253 - C$145,129  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$15.40 - C$67.63  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,155  
   
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$44,253 - C$145,129  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
C$90,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 46%