Ophthalmologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Ophthalmologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Hampshire $272,820
Wyoming $259,940
Minnesota $253,440
Wisconsin $251,400
South Dakota $248,270
Tennessee $247,360
Maine $247,060
North Dakota $244,550
Alabama $242,890
Montana $242,010
Hawaii $241,600
Colorado $239,540
Alaska $238,740
New Mexico $233,660
Oklahoma $230,060
Indiana $229,120
West Virginia $229,110
Iowa $228,980
Washington $228,860
Nevada $227,080
Virginia $224,380
Utah $224,260
Georgia $221,370
Guam $221,130
Delaware $219,690
Idaho $219,520
Florida $219,010
North Carolina $213,140
Louisiana $200,490
Arizona $205,760
Rhode Island $203,340
Ohio $208,440
Texas $207,750
Kansas $207,140
Missouri $206,070
Vermont $205,180
Connecticut $200,180
California $201,790
Pennsylvania $195,700
New Jersey $195,160
Oregon $201,710
Illinois $196,980
Michigan $186,250
Maryland $179,150
South Carolina $195,040
Massachusetts $188,170
Mississippi $201,220
Arkansas $190,350
New York $166,010
Kentucky $179,690
District of Columbia $172,340
Nebraska $101,950
Virgin Islands $122,820
Puerto Rico $86,220

How much does an Ophthalmologist earn?

An ophthalmologist salary, according to Medscape, can range from $98,000 to $700,000/yr. A median expected salary for an average ophthalmologist is as high as $254,000/yr while an annual salary for a self-employed ophthalmologist is about $300,000. Based on gender, females receive an average ophthalmologist salary of about $154,184/yr while a median salary for men can be around $247,800/yr.

According to HealthcareStudies.com, the average salary for 90th percentile of ophthalmologists has been around $319,204/yr. Similarly, about 75th percentile of ophthalmologists received $286,167/yr, 25th percentile received $225,029/yr while 10th percentile received $202,402/yr.

How do ophthalmologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Ophthalmologists earn about the same as related careers in the United States.

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