Ophthalmologist Salary in the UK

£78,300
per year
per month
£4,500
per month
per year

Ophthalmologist - Average Salary

The average salary for an Ophthalmologist is £78,300 gross per year (£4,500 net per month), which is £48,700 (+165%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
An Ophthalmologist can expect an average starting salary of £37,200. The highest salaries can exceed £200,000.
£37,200
Low
£78,300
Average salary
£200,000
High
£2,400
Low
£4,500
Average salary
£9,750
High

Ophthalmologist Salary Range

Apprenticeship
£27,600
Low
£37,200
Average salary
£78,300
Experienced
£123,800
High
£200,000
Apprenticeship
£1,860
Low
£2,400
Average salary
£4,500
Experienced
£6,300
High
£9,750

Ophthalmologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Private Ophthalmologist£92K/year
+17% 
Consultant Ophthalmologist£77K/year
 -2%

Ophthalmologist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Ophthalmologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £39,700 gross per year. A mid career Ophthalmologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £75,400, while an experienced Ophthalmologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £123,800. Ophthalmologists with more than 20 years of experience earn £141,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Ophthalmologist

Late Career▲ +81%
Experienced▲ +58%
Average Salary£78,300/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -49%

Gender Breakdown

Female
58%
Male
42%

Ophthalmologist - Jobs by Location

Ophthalmologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Ophthalmologist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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