The average salary for an Optometrist in Dubai is AED 98,731 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AED 47,074 - AED 313,198
AED 47K
AED 100K
AED 310K
MEDIAN: AED 100,480
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50%
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Salary AED 47,074 - AED 313,198
Bonus AED 1,973 - AED 19,866
Commission AED 12,000
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AED 48,348 - AED 313,198
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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.

Optometrist Job Listings

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

▲16%

▼0%

National Average
AED 102,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 37%