The average pay for an Ophthalmologist is $191,221 per year.
Ophthalmologist Total Pay (?
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$101,377 - $303,303
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MEDIAN: $191,220
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$101,377 - $303,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $76,596  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $50,000  
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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$101,810 - $351,207  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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Job Description for Ophthalmologist
  • Diagnose and medically treat any eye disorders and diseases.
  • Prescribe eye care and surgeries as needed.
  • Administer routine eye exams.
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Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Ophthalmologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$201,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 19%
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