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Optometrists Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for optometrists in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of optometrists amongst Connecticut cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Optometrists in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,980
25th Percentile Wage
$104,300
50th Percentile Wage
$184,400
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $184,400. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $104,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.61
25th Percentile Wage
$50.14
50th Percentile Wage
$88.65
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for optometrists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $88.65. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $50.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of optometrists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016184,40016.37%29.57%
2015154,21012.20%-
2014135,3906.00%-
2013127,270-2.05%-
2012129,880--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Optometrists in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of optometrists in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of optometrists in state of Connecticut ranges from $95,220 to $140,100. The highest paying area for optometrists in Connecticut is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $140,100. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is New Haven (mean annual salary $124,140). The lowest paying area is Waterbury with a median annual salary of $95,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$140,100
New Haven
$124,140
Waterbury
$95,220


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