The salary statistics and trend of optometrists in the industry of specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals 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||$37,850|
|25th Percentile Wage||$57,470|
|50th Percentile Wage||$83,100|
|75th Percentile Wage||$122,050|
|90th Percentile Wage||$141,370|
Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for optometrists in the industry of specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals. 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 $141,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent optometrists is $37,850.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of optometrists in the industry of Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||3-Year Growth|
The average salaries of optometrists in 19 industries within the health care and social assistance sector are shown in Table 3. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017. 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|| |