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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 among Maine cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,220
25th Percentile Wage
$90,010
50th Percentile Wage
$116,020
75th Percentile Wage
$181,950
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 $181,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $73,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of optometrists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$116,020
6.33% 4.27%
2016
$108,680
3.05% -
2015
$105,360
-5.64% -
2014
$111,300
2.84% -
2013
$108,140
-2.71% -
2012
$111,070
- -

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 $95,000 to $140,750. The highest paying area for optometrists in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $140,750. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford (mean annual salary $122,020). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $95,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$140,750
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$122,020
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$95,000




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