Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of R223,634 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.

R145,905 - R312,413
(Median)
R150K
R220K
R310K
MEDIAN: R223,633
10%
50%
90%

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R83.00 - R251.88
(Median)
R83
R160
R250
MEDIAN: R155.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Salary
R145,905 - R312,413  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,436  
Profit Sharing
R13,000  
Commission
R0.00 - R93,080  
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).
)
R151,024 - R332,743  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 276
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R90R180R270
Hourly Rate
R83.00 - R251.88  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R242.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R180KR360KR540K
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,436  
   
Commission
R0.00 - R93,080  
Profit Sharing
R13,000  
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).
)
R151,024 - R332,743  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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: R229,495

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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
R229,000


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
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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