Optometrist salary in California

Average salary
$98,500/yr
Based on 273 income tax records
$22,000
$186,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$22,000
$186,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Optometrists make?
The average total salary for a Optometrist is $98,500 per year. This is based on data from 273 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Optometrist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Optometrist salary can vary between $22,000 to $186,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Optometrist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Permanente Medicine, California
43 income tax records
$144,000/yr
$117K – $165K
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US Department Of Defense, California
19 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$21K – $107K

Optometrist demographics in California

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48% are single
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52% are married
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37% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Optometrists in California

273 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a optometrist in California is $98,500 per year. Optometrist salaries in California can vary between $22,000 to $186,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 273 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as optometrist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for optometrists in California: San Jose, CA ($103,000 a year), San Francisco, CA ($101,500 a year), and San Diego, CA ($98,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.