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Ophthalmologist salary in United States

How much does an Ophthalmologist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $219,826
Low $123,105
High $392,542
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a ophthalmologist is $219,826 per year in the United States. 1k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2023

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Top companies for Ophthalmologists in United States

  1. Integrity Placement Group
    7 reviews16 salaries reported
    $418,533per year
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Highest paying cities for Ophthalmologists near United States

  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $344,715 per year
    39 salaries reported
  2. Bronx, NY
    $263,836 per year
    38 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $257,511 per year
    38 salaries reported
  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $218,142 per year
    97 salaries reported
  2. West Palm Beach, FL
    $148,684 per year
    47 salaries reported
  3. Fairfax, VA
    $148,684 per year
    48 salaries reported
  1. Portland, OR
    $144,299 per year
    49 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $143,552 per year
    81 salaries reported
  3. Aurora, CO
    $142,302 per year
    47 salaries reported
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Where can an Ophthalmologist earn more?

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Most common benefits for Ophthalmologists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 4 ratings

50% of Ophthalmologists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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