Late-Career Optometrist Salary

Late-Career Optometrists can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $118K per year on average. In the world of Late-Career Optometrists, total cash compensation can vary between $75K and $174K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $19K and $124K, respectively. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up the majority of Late-Career Optometrists (66 percent) survey respondents. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and one-third receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Late-Career Optometrists. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$71,956 - $176,911
$72K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $118,155
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$40.70 - $71.48
$41
$56
$71
MEDIAN: $56.29
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$0$176K
Salary $71,956 - $176,911
Bonus $997 - $19,392
Profit Sharing $3,878 - $123,650
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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$74,893 - $174,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 243
Hourly Data $0$93
Hourly Rate $40.70 - $71.48
Overtime $93.75
Annual Data $0$174K
Bonus $997 - $19,392
Commission $2,035
Profit Sharing $3,878 - $123,650
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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$74,893 - $174,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Optometrist Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$120,000

Pediatrics
▼13%

Contact Lenses
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 37%
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