Late-Career Optometrist Salary

Late-Career Optometrists enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($116K) annually. Total cash earnings of Late-Career Optometrists range from $74K on the low end to $177K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $25K and $510K, respectively. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Late-Career Optometrists (66 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction for Late-Career Optometrists is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by over a third. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$71,956 - $178,627
$72K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $115,934
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90%

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$40.38 - $72.03
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$56
$72
MEDIAN: $56.12
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$170K$340K$510K
Salary
$71,956 - $178,627  
   
Bonus
$986 - $24,747  
Profit Sharing
$4,661 - $510,000  
Commission
$2,035  
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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$74,451 - $177,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 252
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$40.38 - $72.03  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$986 - $24,747  
   
Commission
$2,035  
Profit Sharing
$4,661 - $510,000  
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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$74,451 - $177,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Optometrist Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$119,000

Pediatrics
▼12%

Contact Lenses
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 34%
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