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Optometrists Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of optometrists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare optometrists salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Optometrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,500
25th Percentile Wage
$79,240
50th Percentile Wage
$110,030
75th Percentile Wage
$125,780
90th Percentile Wage
$148,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) optometrists is $148,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $110,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid optometrists is $48,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of optometrists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$110,030
-3.94% 16.54%
2016
$114,360
2.65% -
2015
$111,330
-0.49% -
2014
$111,880
14.26% -
2013
$95,930
4.27% -
2012
$91,830
- -

Compare Optometrists Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of optometrists in three industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for optometrists occupations is the employment services industry with an annual salary $110,560. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $101,320). For detailed optometrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Employment Services
$110,560
Administrative and Support Services
$110,030
Temporary Help Services
$101,320

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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