Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
The average salary for an Optometrist is AU$86,548
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Optometrists?
An entry-level Optometrist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$76,279 based on 51 salaries. An early career Optometrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$84,199 based on 339 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Optometrists Do?
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 …Read more