Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist is $170,390 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salary (?
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$71,085 - $319,961
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MEDIAN: $170,390
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Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salary (?
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$8.56 - $193.69
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$71,085 - $319,961  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,684  
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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$60,698 - $344,035  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $193.69  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,684  
   
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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$60,698 - $344,035  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, 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 Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$178,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 25%
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