How much does a Optometrist make?

Updated 30 Jul 2021
£48,350 /yr
Average Base Pay

486 salaries

£35K

Low

£48K

Average

£66K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Optometrist is £48,350 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Optometrist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 486 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Optometrist employees.

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Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optometrist

£52,022

 /yr
Range: £25K - £71K
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£25K

£71K

£24,621 - £71,483 Range

Inspired Selections
4.4

Inspired Selections

Optometrist

£52,808

 /yr
Range: £41K - £66K

£41K

£66K

£40,749 - £66,377 Range

Prospect Health Recruitment
5

Prospect Health Recruitment

Optometrist

£53,612

 /yr
Range: £41K - £64K

£41K

£64K

£40,847 - £63,824 Range

Vision Express

Vision Express

Optometrist

£42,732

 /yr
Range: £34K - £55K

£34K

£55K

£34,182 - £55,000 Range

Boots Opticians
3.4

Boots Opticians

Optometrist

£42,693

 /yr
Range: £37K - £66K

£37K

£66K

£37,069 - £65,542 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optometrist

£36,014

 /yr
Range: £15K - £81K

£15K

£81K

£15,318 - £81,246 Range

Optical Express
4

Optical Express

Optometrist

£52,995

 /yr
Range: £36K - £70K

£36K

£70K

£36,461 - £70,293 Range

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Visioncall
4.1

Visioncall

Optometrist - Hourly

£19

 /hr
Range: £19 - £36

£19

£36

£19 - £36 Range

Specsavers Opticians

Optometrist

£35,000

 /yr
Range: £17K - £63K

£17K

£63K

£17,062 - £63,313 Range

NHS
4

NHS

Optometrist

£35,681

 /yr
Range: £24K - £107K

£24K

£107K

£23,513 - £107,224 Range

Leightons
4

Leightons

Optometrist

£45,953

 /yr
Range: £46K - £47K

£46K

£47K

£45,953 - £47,433 Range

Boots
3.5

Boots

Optometrist

£42,957

 /yr
Range: £30K - £55K

£30K

£55K

£30,467 - £54,556 Range

Pertemps
4

Pertemps

Optometrist

£53,612

 /yr
Range: £53K - £57K

£53K

£57K

£52,640 - £56,973 Range

Vision Express

Vision Express

Optometrist

£60,000

 /yr
Range: £46K - £62K

£46K

£62K

£46,000 - £62,159 Range

Zen Educate
4.9

Zen Educate

Optometrist - Hourly

£34

 /hr
Range: £33 - £40

£33

£40

£33 - £40 Range

SpaMedica (UK)
3.6

SpaMedica (UK)

Optometrist

£47,366

 /yr
Range: £45K - £57K

£45K

£57K

£45,000 - £56,920 Range

Tesco
3.8

Tesco

Optometrist

£47,773

 /yr
Range: £19K - £53K

£19K

£53K

£18,900 - £52,542 Range

Independent
4.4

Independent

Optometrist

£41,312

 /yr
Range: £20K - £46K

£20K

£46K

£20,349 - £46,000 Range

Bayfields Opticians & Audiologists
4

Bayfields Opticians & Audiologists

Optometrist

£56,036

 /yr
Range: £55K - £61K

£55K

£61K

£55,359 - £60,564 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optometrist - Contractor

£40,000

 /yr
Range: £39K - £91K

£39K

£91K

£38,592 - £91,402 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Optometrist salaries

The national average salary for a an Optometrist is £48,350 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Optometrist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 486 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Optometrist employees.

The highest salary for a an Optometrist in United Kingdom is £66,345 per year.

The lowest salary for a an Optometrist in United Kingdom is £35,235 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent optometrist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£42,000
per year
An Optometrist in the Liverpool Area area reported making £42,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Liverpool Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£37,500
per year
An Optometrist in the Manchester Area area reported making £37,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£37,000
per year
An Optometrist in the Leicester Area area reported making £37,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Leicester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£37,500
per year
A Newly Qualified Optometrist in the London Area area reported making £37,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise
£46,000
per year
An Optometrist in the Blackpool Area area reported making £46,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Blackpool Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£40,000
per year
An Optometrist in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£55,000
per year
An Optometrist in the London Area area reported making £55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£50,000
per year
An Optometrist in the Southend-on-Sea Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Additional Pay
£3k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Southend-on-Sea Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£32,000
per year
An Optometrist in the Birmingham Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£30,000
per year
An Optometrist in the Birmingham Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private