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Optometrists Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for optometrists in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of optometrists amongst Maine areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,780
25th Percentile Wage
$84,730
50th Percentile Wage
$108,680
75th Percentile Wage
$179,480
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $179,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.07
25th Percentile Wage
$40.74
50th Percentile Wage
$52.25
75th Percentile Wage
$86.29
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for optometrists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $86.29. The median hourly salary is $52.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of optometrists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016108,6803.05%-2.20%
2015105,360-5.64%-
2014111,3002.84%-
2013108,140-2.71%-
2012111,070--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Optometrists in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of optometrists in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of optometrists in state of Maine ranges from $111,690 to $123,480. The highest paying area for optometrists in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $123,480. The lowest paying area is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $111,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$123,480
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$111,690


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