$96,308
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The average pay for an Optometrist with Optometry skills in Salt Lake City, Utah is {{pay}} per hour.

The average pay for an Optometrist with Optometry skills in Salt Lake City, Utah is $96,308 per year.

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Salary $51,521 - $120,401
Bonus $22,500
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$61,825 - $133,360
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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
  • Examine, diagnose and treat patients.
  • Prescribe eye glasses, contact lenses, vision therapy and low vision aids for the correction of visual disorders.
  • Conduct tests to identify and evaluate eye defects and disease.

About Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake County, Utah
192,660
Male:
98,364 (51.1%)
Female:
94,296 (48.9%)
Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake or SLC, is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah. With an estimated population of 190,884 in 2014, the city lies at the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,153,340 (2014 estimate). Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City-Ogden-Provo Combined Statistical Area. This region is a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along an approximately 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a total population of 2,423,912 as of 2014. It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin (the other is Reno, Nevada), and the largest in the Intermountain West. The city was founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, Isaac Morley, George Washington Bradley and numerous other Mormon followers, who extensively irrigated...
Salt Lake City:
$48,761
Utah:
$62,912
$840
Salt Lake City:
$262,400
Utah:
$234,600
3.3%

Optometrist Job Listings

Key Stats for Optometrist

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 33%