Optometrist Salary in District of Columbia

How much does an Optometrist make in District of Columbia? The average Optometrist salary in District of Columbia is $139,012 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $123,087 and $154,052. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $123,087 10% $108,587 90% $167,745 75% $154,052 $139,012 50%(Median)
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Optometrist provides primary care and medical treatment to patients with visual system disorders and diseases. Examines patient's eyes to detect and diagnose vision problems, diseases, and other conditions, such as diabetes or hypertension. Being an Optometrist develops treatment plans and prescribes eyeglasses, contact lenses, and/or medication to treat eye disorders. Educates patients on proper eye care and treatment plans. Additionally, Optometrist requires a doctorate degree in optometry (OD). Typically reports to a manager. Requires a state license to practice. Optometrist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $138,313 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $138,313 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $138,313 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $138,313 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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