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Optometrists Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for optometrists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of optometrists among Florida 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,920
25th Percentile Wage
$64,310
50th Percentile Wage
$89,600
75th Percentile Wage
$131,340
90th Percentile Wage
$196,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $196,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of optometrists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,600
2.28% -10.48%
2016
$87,560
2.68% -
2015
$85,210
3.17% -
2014
$82,510
-17.63% -
2013
$97,060
-1.99% -
2012
$98,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Optometrists in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of optometrists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of optometrists in state of Florida ranges from $46,040 to $160,740. The highest paying area for optometrists in Florida is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $160,740. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach (mean annual salary $149,050). The lowest paying area is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $46,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$160,740
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$149,050
Tallahassee
$115,610
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$112,910
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$111,510
Port St Lucie
$109,540
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$99,980
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$99,560
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$94,360
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$92,550
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$82,840
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$82,250
Jacksonville
$81,330
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$61,380
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$50,040
Naples-Marco Island
$46,040




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