An Optometrist earns an average salary of R243,633 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R164,424 - R458,639
R160K
R240K
R460K
MEDIAN: R243,633
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50%
90%

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R125.15 - R308.13
R130
R250
R310
MEDIAN: R250.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R180KR360KR540K
Salary
R164,424 - R458,639  
   
Bonus
R-3.19 - R24,832  
Profit Sharing
R36,000  
Commission
R19,000  
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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R173,152 - R519,666  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R110R220R330
Hourly Rate
R125.15 - R308.13  
   
Overtime
R204.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R220KR440KR660K
Bonus
R-3.19 - R24,832  
   
Commission
R19,000  
Profit Sharing
R36,000  
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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R173,152 - R519,666  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R252,237

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Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲87%

▲44%

▲14%

National Average
R252,000

▼13%

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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