An Optometrist with Optometry skills in Dubai earns an average salary of AED 93,598 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AED 59,371 - AED 210,877
AED 59K
AED 94K
AED 210K
MEDIAN: AED 93,598
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Salary AED 59,371 - AED 210,877
Bonus AED 10,000
Commission AED 6,500
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AED 59,371 - AED 210,877
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

▲23%

▲13%

National Average
AED 96,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 42%