Optometrist Salary

An Optometrist earns an average salary of R219,894 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.

R143,403 - R309,636

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R68.01 - R256.94

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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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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R143,403 - R309,636  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,476  
Profit Sharing
R7,000 - R18,000  
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).
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R148,143 - R327,606  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R90R180R270
Hourly Rate
R68.01 - R256.94  
   
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.
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R0R180KR360KR540K
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,476  
   
Commission
R0.00 - R93,080  
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).
)
R148,143 - R327,606  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jul 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 66%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
R226,000


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
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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