An Optometrist earns an average salary of £35,696 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£24,542 - £48,953
£25K
£36K
£49K
MEDIAN: £35,696
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£6.25 - £37.50
£6
£21
£38
MEDIAN: £20.96
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£24,542 - £48,953  
   
Bonus
£791 - £8,090  
Profit Sharing
£950  
Commission
£2,000  
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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£24,332 - £49,998  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 429
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£13£26£39
Hourly Rate
£6.25 - £37.50  
   
Overtime
£16.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£26K£52K£78K
Bonus
£791 - £8,090  
   
Commission
£2,000  
Profit Sharing
£950  
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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£24,332 - £49,998  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £36,175

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Optometrist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Optometrist?

Optometrist in Dungannon:
"Work"
Pros: Good bosses. Good working hours. Good team.
Cons: Stress of busy clinic. 20 minute test times.

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲17%

▲9%

National Average
₤36,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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