Optometrist Salary in the UK

£54,300
per year
per month
£3,340
per month
per year

Optometrist - Average Salary

The average salary for an Optometrist is £54,300 gross per year (£3,340 net per month), which is £24,700 (+83%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
An Optometrist can expect an average starting salary of £25,800. The highest salaries can exceed £90,000.
£25,800
Low
£54,300
Average salary
£90,000
High
£1,760
Low
£3,340
Average salary
£5,060
High

Optometrist Salary Range

Low
£25,800
Average salary
£54,300
Experienced
£67,900
High
£90,000
Low
£1,760
Average salary
£3,340
Experienced
£3,990
High
£5,060

Optometrist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Consultant Optometrist£71K/year
+31% 
Newly Qualified Optometrist£28K/year
 -49%

Optometrist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Optometrist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £32,700 gross per year. A mid career Optometrist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £51,200, while an experienced Optometrist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £67,900. Optometrists with more than 20 years of experience earn £72,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Optometrist

Late Career▲ +34%
Experienced▲ +25%
Average Salary£54,300/year
Mid Career▼ -6%
Entry Level▼ -40%

Gender Breakdown

Female
60%
Male
40%

Optometrist - Jobs by Location

Optometrist - Related Salaries

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