Vision Therapist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Vision Therapist is $14.45 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Vision Therapist Total Pay (?
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$25,913 - $55,369
(Median)
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55K
MEDIAN: $40,975
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Vision Therapist Total Pay (?
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$9.71 - $20.11
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,913 - $55,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$20,474 - $45,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $20.11  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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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$20,474 - $45,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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Job Description for Vision Therapist
  • Perform and document an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Discharge patient from therapy when projected outcomes have been attained and provide for follow-up care or referrals.
  • Administer and explain eye exercises, massage to help relieve pain, or prevent eye muscle crippling.

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Experience Affects Vision Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.
Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 38%
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