An Optometrist in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$82,167 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$64,561 - AU$102,337
AU$65K
AU$81K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$80,638
10%
50%
90%
AU$37.48 - AU$75.00
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$39.63
50%
AU$0AU$108K
Salary AU$64,561 - AU$102,337
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$65,575 - AU$108,319
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data AU$0AU$75
Hourly Rate AU$39.63
Overtime AU$59.12
Annual Data AU$0AU$108K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$65,575 - AU$108,319
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist

Pay by Experience for an Optometrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Optometrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Optometrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$103,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Optometrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$115,000 based on 9 salaries. An Optometrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$95,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

Experienced
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲27%

Late-Career
▲17%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
AU$81,000

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 54%
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