Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for an Optometrist is £37,747
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 £31,080 based on 29 salaries. An early career Optometrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,364 based on 311 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