Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salary (United States)

A Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist earns an average salary of $167,399 per year. A skill in Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.
Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Total Pay (?
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$70,351 - $311,716
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MEDIAN: $167,398
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Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Total Pay (?
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$8.61 - $192.33
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$70,351 - $311,716  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,278  
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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$61,266 - $341,327  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$8.61 - $192.33  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,278  
   
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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$61,266 - $341,327  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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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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Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$177,000
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 25%
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