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$129,798

Average Base Salary

$62/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$3,414

Average Bonus
The average optometrist salary in Alabama, United States is $129,798 or an hourly rate of $62. This is 4% lower (-$5,787) than the average optometrist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,414.
Salary by Experience

$87,943

Entry Level Salary

$158,852

Senior Level Salary
An entry level optometrist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $87,943. On the other end, a senior level optometrist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $158,852.
Job Description
Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions. Ophthalmologists are included in “Physicians and Surgeons, All Other” (29-1069).
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