Optometrist Salary (South Africa)

An Optometrist earns an average salary of R198,923 per year. A skill in Optometry is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Optometrist Total Pay (?
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R121,830 - R301,518
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National Salary Data

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Salary
R121,830 - R301,518  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R24,881  
Profit Sharing
R7,861 - R20,347  
Commission
R24,300 - R36,303  
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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R123,872 - R321,362  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist
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Pay Difference By Location
Pretoria
up arrow 16%
Cape Town
up arrow 11%
National Average
R207,000
Durban
up arrow 12%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 81%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
R207,000
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 71%
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