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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of optometrists in 19 industries within the health care and social assistance sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of optometrists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.
|Industry||Median Annual Salary|
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Offices of Optometrists|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Offices of All Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |