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Optometrists Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for optometrists in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of optometrists among Utah 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 Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,260
25th Percentile Wage
$64,910
50th Percentile Wage
$92,330
75th Percentile Wage
$132,680
90th Percentile Wage
$156,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,260.

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
$92,330
-0.16% -1.29%
2016
$92,480
-17.01% -
2015
$108,210
11.41% -
2014
$95,860
-8.64% -
2013
$104,140
10.20% -
2012
$93,520
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Optometrists in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of optometrists in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of optometrists in state of Utah ranges from $67,500 to $114,730. The highest paying area for optometrists in Utah is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $114,730. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Provo-Orem (mean annual salary $114,520). The lowest paying area is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$114,730
Provo-Orem
$114,520
Ogden-Clearfield
$86,930
St George
$75,460
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$67,500




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