AED 98,920
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AED 8,750

Commission

AED 10,800

The average pay for a Mid-Career Optometrist with Optometry skills is AED 108,000 per year.

AED 70,266 - AED 183,126
AED 70K
AED 99K
AED 180K
MEDIAN: AED 98,920
10%
50%
90%
AED 0AED 211K
Salary AED 70,266 - AED 183,126
Bonus AED 8,750
Commission AED 10,800
Total Pay (?
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AED 70,467 - AED 211,807
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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 108,955

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

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
87%
10-19 years
13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 37%