The average salary for an Optometrist with Optometry skills in Abu Dhabi is AED 114,000 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AED 67,405 - AED 212,989
AED 67K
AED 110K
AED 210K
MEDIAN: AED 114,000
10%
50%
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AED 0AED 253K
Salary AED 67,405 - AED 212,989
Bonus AED 47,750
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AED 67,405 - AED 253,047
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Optometrist

Optometrists examine patients' eyes, conducting vision tests and diagnosing and treating sight problems. The main responsibilities of an optometrist include examining patients of all ages to detect vision defects, diseases or injuries; producing reports that detail patients' visual exam histories to supply the best care; providing advice to patients who may need lenses or frames; and writing referrals to other vision specialists when appropriate. Additionally, optometrists may have monthly sales goals designated by his or her employer. Higher-level optometrists may manage staff, as well as communicate with sales representatives from various vision product suppliers to maintain product supply for the company. Optometrist generally work in private practice, such as in eye offices and vision centers; they may also teach at the university level.

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Optometrist Tasks

  • Examine, diagnose and treat patients.
  • Prescribe eye glasses, contact lenses, vision therapy and low vision aids for the correction of visual disorders.
  • Conduct tests to identify and evaluate eye defects and disease.

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Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
5%

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
AED 114,000

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 18%