The average salary for an Optometrist at Specsavers in South Africa is R321,600.
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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…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Optometrist
An early career Optometrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R297,179 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Optometrist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R339,634 based on 6 salaries.
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