An Optometrist earns an average salary of R240,469 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

R173,774 - R406,370
(Median)
R170K
R240K
R410K
MEDIAN: R240,469
10%
50%
90%

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R98.63 - R301.34
(Median)
R99
R250
R300
MEDIAN: R245.00
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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R0R170KR340KR510K
Salary
R173,774 - R406,370  
   
Bonus
R-3.18 - R24,240  
Commission
R24,000  
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).
)
R175,020 - R493,323  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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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R0R110R220R330
Hourly Rate
R98.63 - R301.34  
   
Overtime
R203.47  
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.
)
R0R220KR440KR660K
Bonus
R-3.18 - R24,240  
   
Commission
R24,000  
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).
)
R175,020 - R493,323  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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: R245,079

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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
R245,000


Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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