An Optometrist earns an average salary of £35,945 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£24,823 - £49,166
£25K
£36K
£49K
MEDIAN: £35,945
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50%
90%

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£5.62 - £39.15
£5
£18
£39
MEDIAN: £17.50
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£24,823 - £49,166  
   
Bonus
£793 - £7,213  
Profit Sharing
£950  
Commission
£625  
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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£24,566 - £49,915  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 409
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£14£28£42
Hourly Rate
£5.62 - £39.15  
   
Overtime
£18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Bonus
£793 - £7,213  
   
Commission
£625  
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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£24,566 - £49,915  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

Pay by Experience for an Optometrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Optometrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 270 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Optometrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Optometrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 75 salaries. An Optometrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £36,311

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Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲14%

▲9%

National Average
₤36,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 42%