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%

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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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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Ophthalmologist

How much does an Ophthalmologist make in the UK?
An Ophthalmologist in the UK earns an average of £78,300 gross per year, which is about £4,500 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Ophthalmologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for an Ophthalmologist in the UK?
The starting salary of an Ophthalmologist in the UK is around £37,200 gross per year.
What is the highest salary for an Ophthalmologist in the UK?
The highest salary of an Ophthalmologist in the UK can reach and exceed £200,000 gross per year.
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