Optometry Salary

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The average yearly salary for Optometry is $39,950. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Optometry, you could expect a starting pay rate of $32,900 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $47,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Optometry Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Optometry Salary

$31,960 - $47,940

Starting Yearly Optometry Salary

$26,320 - $39,480

Top Yearly Optometry Salary

$37,600 - $56,400

Monthly Optometry Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Optometry Salary

$2,663 - $3,995

Starting Monthly Optometry Salary

$2,193 - $3,290

Top Monthly Optometry Salary

$3,133 - $4,700

Hourly Optometry Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Optometry Salary

$14 - $21

Starting Hourly Optometry Salary

$12 - $18

Top Hourly Optometry Salary

$17 - $25


Optometry Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Optometry age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Optometry are male in the United States, and 51% of the Optometry are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Optometry


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