Optometrist Salary (United Kingdom)

An Optometrist earns an average salary of £34,934 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Optometrist Salary (?
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£24,239 - £45,907
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MEDIAN: £34,934
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£24,239 - £45,907  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,027  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £1,017  
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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£24,297 - £47,581  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 399
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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

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National Average
₤36,000
Birmingham
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Glasgow
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Manchester
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Birmingham
up arrow 9%
Leicester
up arrow 14%
Belfast
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Optometrist Reviews

What is it like working as an Optometrist at Specsavers?
Optometrist in Dungannon:
"Work"
Pros: Good bosses. Good working hours. Good team.
Cons: Stress of busy clinic. 20 minute test times.

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
₤36,000

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 43%
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