$209,681
Avg. Salary
$115
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$24,698

Bonus

$13,500

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Ophthalmologist is $115 per hour.

The average pay for an Ophthalmologist is $209,681 per year.

10%
$11.33
10%
$114.70
50%
$152.42
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90%
MEDIAN $114.70
10%
$103k
10%
$210k
50%
$358k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $209,681
$103,261 - $358,175
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MEDIAN: $209,681
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$0$369K
Salary $103,261 - $358,175
Bonus $5,051 - $72,326
Profit Sharing $13,500
Commission $6,000
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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$103,379 - $369,372
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 277
Hourly Data $0$200
Hourly Rate $11.33 - $152
Overtime $200
Annual Data $0$369K
Bonus $5,051 - $72,326
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $13,500
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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$103,379 - $369,372
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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.

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Ophthalmologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmologist

Pay by Experience for an Ophthalmologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Ophthalmologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $185,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ophthalmologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $222,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $246,000 based on 53 salaries. An Ophthalmologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $270,000 based on 33 salaries.

Ophthalmologist Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Ophthalmologist?

Ophthalmologist in Napa:
"Typing skills necessary."
Be flexible.

Ophthalmologist in San Bernardino:
"Patient check in and administration."
Pros:
Cons: People are rude and entitled to receive free care.

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Key Stats for Ophthalmologist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Ophthalmologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$228,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Ophthalmologist Salaries

Glaucoma
▲17%

National Average
$228,000

Surgery
▼10%

Medicine / Surgery
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 24%