An Optometrist earns an average salary of R244,967 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R173,647 - R413,533
R170K
R240K
R410K
MEDIAN: R244,967
10%
50%
90%

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R126.85 - R306.39
R130
R250
R310
MEDIAN: R246.32
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R180KR360KR540K
Salary
R173,647 - R413,533  
   
Bonus
R-3.19 - R24,658  
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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R177,051 - R513,321  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R110R220R330
Hourly Rate
R126.85 - R306.39  
   
Overtime
R204.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R220KR440KR660K
Bonus
R-3.19 - R24,658  
   
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).
)
R177,051 - R513,321  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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: R256,230

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Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲86%

▲40%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
R256,000

▼12%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 74%
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