The average salary for an Optometrist in India is Rs 307,524.
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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…Read more
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Popular Skills for Optometrist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Optometry, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Patient Education, Sales and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist
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 Rs 296,498 based on 65 salaries. An early career Optometrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 302,897 based on 270 salaries. A mid-career Optometrist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 361,611 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Optometrist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 396,635 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 515,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Optometrist in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (17.1% more) and Delhi, Delhi (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (1.8% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (0.5% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (0.1% less).
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