Optometrist with Optometry Skills in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

An Optometrist with Optometry skills in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$83,376 per year.

AU$63,500 - AU$110,705
AU$64K
AU$83K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$83,376
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50%
90%
AU$32.52 - AU$87.41
AU$33
AU$53
AU$87
MEDIAN: AU$53.46
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$132K
Salary AU$63,500 - AU$110,705
Bonus AU$1,017
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$66,996 - AU$132,800
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data AU$0AU$87
Hourly Rate AU$32.52 - AU$87.41
Overtime AU$59.12
Annual Data AU$0AU$132K
Bonus AU$1,017
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$66,996 - AU$132,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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
69 %
Male
31 %
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Optometrist Salaries

▲31%

▲5%

National Average
AU$87,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 63%