$103,872
Avg. Salary
$52.07
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Optometrist in Seattle, Washington is $52.07 per hour.

The average pay for an Optometrist in Seattle, Washington is $103,872 per year.

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MEDIAN $103,872
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Salary $86,918 - $133,836
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$87,832 - $132,859
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Optometrist Job Listings

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 17%