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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 metropolitan areas 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$135,390
25th Percentile Wage
$102,090
10th Percentile Wage
$80,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $135,390. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $102,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$65.09
25th Percentile Wage
$49.08
10th Percentile Wage
$38.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for optometrists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $65.09. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $49.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38.75.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $135,390 6.38%
2013 $127,270 -2.01%
2012 $129,880 12.41%
2011 $115,540 5.72%
2010 $109,290 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for optometrists in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 23.88%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -2.01%.We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 12.41% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 5.72% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Optometrists Wage in Connecticut vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Optometrists
$135,390
Pharmacists
$123,760
Family and General Practitioners
$176,530
General Internists
$180,680
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$186,950
General Pediatricians
$161,640
Physician Assistants
$106,970

Optometrists Salary by State

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