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What is the average salary for Ophthalmologists in the United States?

Ophthalmologists earn an average hourly wage of $91.23. Ophthalmologists earn an average salary of $189,760 per year.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Junior

The bottom 25% of Ophthalmologists in the United States earn:

$53.67 an hour $111,630 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Ophthalmologists in the United States earn:

$27.21 an hour $56,590 per year

Historical salary for Ophthalmologists in the United States

Ophthalmologist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Ophthalmologist Salary in Minnesota $113.05 $235,150 # 1
Ophthalmologist Salary in South Dakota $111.79 $232,530 # 2
Ophthalmologist Salary in New Hampshire $111.32 $231,550 # 3
Ophthalmologist Salary in Montana $110.04 $228,880 # 4
Ophthalmologist Salary in Wyoming $108.80 $226,310 # 5
Ophthalmologist Salary in Tennessee $108.13 $224,900 # 6
Ophthalmologist Salary in Indiana $106.34 $221,190 # 7
Ophthalmologist Salary in Idaho $106.05 $220,590 # 8
Ophthalmologist Salary in Iowa $105.56 $219,570 # 9
Ophthalmologist Salary in North Dakota $104.33 $217,010 # 10
Ophthalmologist Salary in Colorado $104.33 $217,000 # 11
Ophthalmologist Salary in Alabama $104.01 $216,330 # 12
Ophthalmologist Salary in New Mexico $103.06 $214,360 # 13
Ophthalmologist Salary in Wisconsin $101.83 $211,810 # 14
Ophthalmologist Salary in Maine $101.38 $210,870 # 15
Ophthalmologist Salary in Washington $101.09 $210,260 # 16
Ophthalmologist Salary in Utah $100.69 $209,430 # 17
Ophthalmologist Salary in Georgia $99.60 $207,160 # 18
Ophthalmologist Salary in Nevada $99.27 $206,480 # 19
Ophthalmologist Salary in Hawaii $99.21 $206,360 # 20
Ophthalmologist Salary in Florida $98.80 $205,510 # 21
Ophthalmologist Salary in Delaware $98.50 $204,890 # 22
Ophthalmologist Salary in Arizona $97.63 $203,080 # 23
Ophthalmologist Salary in Texas $97.04 $201,840 # 24
Ophthalmologist Salary in Virginia $96.92 $201,600 # 25
Ophthalmologist Salary in Oregon $96.36 $200,420 # 26
Ophthalmologist Salary in Kansas $95.22 $198,060 # 27
Ophthalmologist Salary in Missouri $94.85 $197,280 # 28
Ophthalmologist Salary in Oklahoma $94.73 $197,040 # 29
Ophthalmologist Salary in Pennsylvania $91.34 $189,990 # 30
Ophthalmologist Salary in Louisiana $91.33 $189,960 # 31
Ophthalmologist Salary in South Carolina $90.88 $189,040 # 32
Ophthalmologist Salary in California $90.66 $188,560 # 33
Ophthalmologist Salary in West Virginia $90.52 $188,270 # 34
Ophthalmologist Salary in New Jersey $90.03 $187,250 # 35
Ophthalmologist Salary in Illinois $88.45 $183,970 # 36
Ophthalmologist Salary in Ohio $87.58 $182,160 # 37
Ophthalmologist Salary in Vermont $87.58 $182,160 # 38
Ophthalmologist Salary in Michigan $87.52 $182,030 # 39
Ophthalmologist Salary in Connecticut $86.56 $180,050 # 40
Ophthalmologist Salary in Maryland $84.59 $175,940 # 41
Ophthalmologist Salary in North Carolina $83.80 $174,310 # 42
Ophthalmologist Salary in Mississippi $81.90 $170,360 # 43
Ophthalmologist Salary in Arkansas $81.75 $170,040 # 44
Ophthalmologist Salary in District of Columbia $81.00 $168,480 # 45
Ophthalmologist Salary in Alaska $80.70 $167,850 # 46
Ophthalmologist Salary in New York $80.39 $167,210 # 47
Ophthalmologist Salary in Kentucky $79.02 $164,360 # 48
Ophthalmologist Salary in Rhode Island $75.76 $157,580 # 49
Ophthalmologist Salary in Nebraska $75.34 $156,710 # 50
Ophthalmologist Salary in Massachusetts $73.94 $153,800 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics