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Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$91,062 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$48,856 - C$148,682
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$91,061
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C$15.46 - C$67.63
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$49.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$48,856 - C$148,682  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,265  
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$43,098 - C$148,324  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$15.46 - 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$10,265  
   
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$43,098 - C$148,324  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | 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.

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
C$96,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 46%