Ophthalmic Photographer Salary

Ophthalmic Photographers in the United States take home approximately $19.49 per hour on average. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about two in five. Women make up the majority of Ophthalmic Photographers (66 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The majority of Ophthalmic Photographers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,076 - $70,469

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$14.78 - $27.10

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,076 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,470  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,002 - $58,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $27.10  
   
Overtime
$19.28 - $37.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,470  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $11,000  
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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$31,002 - $58,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Ophthalmic Photographer

Ophthalmic photographers work in ophthalmic medical centers, and their primary job is to capture close-up images of patients' retinas, corneas, and other ocular structures. These images can be used to diagnose problems and can also be used to document diseases, surgeries, and treatments. They will have to use a variety of specialized equipment like microscopes and cameras to capture two-dimensional and three-dimensional photos. They will have to know how to conduct tests, such as using dye to obtain an angiogram of the eye. They will need to know how to develop exposed film and mount and label slides to be included in a patient's medical chart.

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Ophthalmic Photographer Tasks

  • Administer contrast medium into patient's eye region for diagnostic purposes.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
  • Operate imaging equipment to produce images of blood vessels of the eye.

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Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmic Photographer

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


For Ophthalmic Photographers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $39K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $41K. Ophthalmic Photographers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $52K.

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Experience Affects Ophthalmic Photographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 10%
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