$120,744
Avg. Salary
$59.33
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Optometrist with Optometry skills in Phoenix, Arizona is $59.33 per hour.

The average pay for an Optometrist with Optometry skills in Phoenix, Arizona is $120,744 per year.

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Salary $97,871 - $133,955
Bonus $5,087
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$100,000 - $133,131
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Mar 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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Optometrist Tasks
  • Conduct tests to identify and evaluate eye defects and disease.
  • Prescribe eye glasses, contact lenses, vision therapy and low vision aids for the correction of visual disorders.
  • Examine, diagnose and treat patients.

About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Optometrist Job Listings

Key Stats for Optometrist

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 18%