Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Ophthalmic Photographers can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Starting at around $38K, salaries see a boost to $42K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $45K. As Ophthalmic Photographers reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $53K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 20 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 16 percent. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; a majority of respondents fall in this range.