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Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of C$89,135 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$49,227 - C$145,951
(Median)
C$49K
C$89K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$89,135
10%
50%
90%

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C$15.40 - C$67.63
(Median)
C$15
C$49
C$68
MEDIAN: C$48.00
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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$49,227 - 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 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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$10,193  
   
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 May 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 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
C$91,000


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
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 45%
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