The average salary for an Ophthalmologist in Canada is C$193,130.
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Job Description for Ophthalmologist
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 addition…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmologist
An early career Ophthalmologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$136,500 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Ophthalmologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$187,400 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$350,000.
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