An Experienced Optometrist earns an average salary of AED 110,025 per year.

AED 69,608 - AED 201,932
AED 70K
AED 110K
AED 200K
MEDIAN: AED 110,025
10%
50%
90%
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Salary AED 69,608 - AED 201,932
Bonus AED 3,052
Commission AED 12,000
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AED 69,608 - AED 201,932
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 111,831

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Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 24%