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Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of R204,232 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.
R132,294 - R303,717
(Median)
130K
170K
200K
250K
300K
MEDIAN: R204,232
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%

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R66.44 - R235.83
(Median)
66
120
150
220
MEDIAN: R154.00
10%
25%
50%
75%

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National Salary Data

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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
R132,294 - R303,717  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R24,982  
Profit Sharing
R7,861 - R20,347  
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).
)
R140,906 - R314,555  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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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R0R80R160R240
Hourly Rate
R66.44 - R235.83  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R202.03  
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.
)
R0R160KR320KR480K
Bonus
R0.00 - R24,982  
   
Commission
R0.00 - R93,957  
Profit Sharing
R7,861 - R20,347  
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).
)
R140,906 - R314,555  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
R211,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 17% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 72%