Optometrists Salary in the Industry of Outpatient Care Centers

The salary statistics and trend of optometrists in the industry of outpatient care centers are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare optometrists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,620
25th Percentile Wage
$104,940
50th Percentile Wage
$124,140
75th Percentile Wage
$152,070
90th Percentile Wage
$174,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for optometrists in the industry of outpatient care centers. 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 $174,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $124,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent optometrists is $85,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of optometrists in the industry of Outpatient Care Centers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$124,140
0.74% 6.70%
2016
$123,220
-5.68% -
2015
$130,220
13.62% -
2014
$112,490
-7.23% -
2013
$120,620
3.98% -
2012
$115,820
- -

Table 3. Compare Optometrists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector




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