Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
The average salary for an Ophthalmologist is AU$202,261
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmologists?
An early career Ophthalmologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$200,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Ophthalmologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$250,000 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Ophthalmologists Do?
While the similar professional names of optometrists can cause confusion for laymen, an ophthalmologist is an actual eye doctor. Ophthalmologists are not only certified to perform medical exams, but they also diagnose diseases, write prescriptions, and perform surgery. Many ophthalmologists are also familiar with laser vision-correction procedures, such as LASIK, and offer these services to patients.
Ophthalmologists are primarily responsible for performing routine eye examinations. In …Read more