Income Survey

2017 Income Survey: A Mixed Bag

Optometry made some major strides in 2016, but how did the field fare in 2017?
12/15/2017

2016 Income Survey: Things are Looking Up

They say if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life. According to our annual survey, that rings true for many optometrists.
12/15/2016

2015 Income Survey: Love What You Do

Optometrists are doing well for themselves, but the paycheck isn’t the only thing driving them.
11/15/2015

8 Ways to Increase Your Income

ODs are working harder just to keep up their current income. Here are some ideas to hlep you work--and earn--smarter
10/15/2013

Income Survey: Group Practices Bring Home the Bacon

Compared to other professions, optometrists in solo practice are doing OK. But O.D.s in group practice are living higher on the hog.
10/15/2012

Income Survey: Penny Pinching Pays Off

What’s in your wallet? Maybe a few extra bucks? Yesterday’s belt tightening seems to be paying some dividends today.
10/15/2011

Income Survey: More Work, Less Money

The average O.D.’s salary is down $21,000 since 2007. But many believe the worst is over and better days are ahead.
09/19/2010

Net Income Is Flat, Yet Spirits Are High

The poor economy is like the rain; it falls on everyone’s shoulders. Still, optometrists are getting by, and most are fine with that.
09/15/2008

Can You See Where the Dollars Are?

Our latest income survey finds that most optometrists are satisfied with their salaries. Still, they have lots of ideas for making more money without working more hours.
09/15/2007

Income Stagnates, But Satisfaction Doesn't

The average O.D. earns less now than two years ago in inflation-adjusted dollars. Even so, most O.D.s are happy with their income.
07/15/2005

Upcoming Events

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
Register here

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approved)
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February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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