Ophthalmologist Salary (United States)

An Ophthalmologist earns an average salary of $183,292 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 Total Pay (?
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$101,813 - $304,102
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$101,813 - $304,102  
   
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$0.00 - $99,329  
Total Pay (?
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$102,420 - $345,302  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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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Experience Affects Ophthalmologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$198,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 22%
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