Average Optometrist Salary in South Africa

R301,338
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 215k
MEDIAN
ZAR 301k
90%
ZAR 408k

The average salary for an Optometrist is R301,338

Base Salary
R215k - R408k
Bonus
R1k - R51k
Profit Sharing
R6k - R95k
Commission
R2k - R99k
Total Pay
R225k - R630k
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What is the highest pay for Optometrists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Optometrist is ZAR 408k / year

What is the lowest pay for Optometrists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Optometrist is ZAR 215k / year

How can Optometrists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Optometrist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Optometrist that oversees more junior Optometrists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.