An Ophthalmologist earns an average salary of AED 404,597 per year.

AED 48,479 - AED 914,101
AED 48K
AED 400K
AED 910K
MEDIAN: AED 404,597
10%
50%
90%
AED 0AED 928K
Salary AED 48,479 - AED 914,101
Bonus AED 30,000
Commission AED 13,500
Total Pay (?
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AED 49,316 - AED 928,003
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

Job Description for Ophthalmologist

While the similar professional names of optometrists can cause confusion for laymen, an ophthalmologist is an actual eye doctor. Ophthalmologists are not only certified to perform medical exams, but they also diagnose diseases, write prescriptions, and perform surgery. Many ophthalmologists are also familiar with laser vision-correction procedures, such as LASIK, and offer these services to patients.

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Ophthalmologist Tasks

  • Diagnose and medically treat any eye disorders and diseases
  • Prescribe eye care and surgeries as needed
  • Administer routine eye exams

Ophthalmologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmologist

Pay by Experience for an Ophthalmologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Ophthalmologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 305,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ophthalmologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 420,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 426,000 based on 36 salaries. An Ophthalmologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 540,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 405,772

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Ophthalmologist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Ophthalmologist Salaries

▲33%

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
AED 406,000

▼25%

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 8%