A Senior Optometrist earns an average salary of $105,981 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$61,000 - $142,500
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MEDIAN: $105,980
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$61,000 - $142,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Senior Optometrist

Senior optometrists are responsible for the management of their optometry offices and overseeing communication among the office staff and assistants to ensure that all patients receive the appropriate eye care.

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Senior Optometrist Tasks

  • Examine, diagnose and treat patients.
  • Prescribe eye glasses, contact lenses, vision therapy and low vision aids for the correction of visual disorders.
  • Conduct tests to identify and evaluate eye defects and disease.

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Key Stats for Senior Optometrist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Senior Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$106,000

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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