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Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of R217,499 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

R142,237 - R308,660
(Median)
R140K
R220K
R310K
MEDIAN: R217,498
10%
50%
90%

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R68.01 - R256.94
(Median)
R68
R160
R260
MEDIAN: R159.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R142,237 - R308,660  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,175  
Profit Sharing
R7,000 - R18,000  
Commission
R0.00 - R93,957  
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).
)
R146,897 - R325,737  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R90R180R270
Hourly Rate
R68.01 - R256.94  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R244.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
R0R180KR360KR540K
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,175  
   
Commission
R0.00 - R93,957  
Profit Sharing
R7,000 - R18,000  
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).
)
R146,897 - R325,737  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

 
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 77%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
R224,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 70%
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