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Ophthalmologist Salary (United States)

An Ophthalmologist earns an average salary of $187,179 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Ophthalmologist Salary (?
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$100,433 - $308,449
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MEDIAN: $187,179
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National Salary Data

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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$100,433 - $308,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $76,596  
Profit Sharing
$5,500 - $37,000  
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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$100,596 - $348,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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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

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Experience Affects Ophthalmologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%
Late-Career
up arrow 4%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$200,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 23%