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Optometrists Salary Information in New Haven, Connecticut

The annual and hourly salary statistics of optometrists in New Haven, Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of optometrists in New Haven is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Optometrists in New Haven, Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,390
25th Percentile Wage
$108,740
50th Percentile Wage
$122,380
75th Percentile Wage
$140,180
90th Percentile Wage
$156,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in New Haven, Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of optometrists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$122,380
-1.44% -18.57%
2015
$124,140
-25.01% -
2013
$155,190
6.50% -
2012
$145,100
- -

Table 3. Compare Optometrists Salary in New Haven with Other Connecticut Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $122,380 in New Haven is in the middle of salary range for optometrists in state of Connecticut. In comparison, the annual salary of optometrists in New Haven is 36.7 percent (36.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford and 22.2 percent (22.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Waterbury.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$193,340
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$140,100
New Haven
$122,380
Waterbury
$95,220



See also: Top paying jobs in New Haven, Connecticut.