$106k $106k
40k 40k
27.0% 27.0%
2.8/5 2.8/5
Ph.D. Doctorate

Optometrist Ratings

Blended Rating

A weighted average of Sokanu’s five component ratings, approximating the overall satisfaction of a career.
Source: Sokanu

Interest Rating

3.3
SCORE
47
RATINGS
Interest rating measures the degree to which users found the subject matter of their work interesting.

Fit Rating

3.7
SCORE
47
RATINGS
Fit rating measures a user's sense of how well their personality fit with their career. Examples of personality traits include leadership, extraversion, and persistence.

Meaning Rating

2.8
SCORE
39
RATINGS
Meaning rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt that their career gave their life purpose and meaning.

Work Environment Rating

3.6
SCORE
47
RATINGS
Work environment includes career characteristics such as working hours, organizational structure, and working conditions.

Uninformed Interest

1.9
SCORE
15676
RATINGS
The interest rating given by people who have not worked in this career.

Salary Rating

3.6
SCORE
39
RATINGS
Salary rating measures whether they felt that they were compensated fairly for their work in the career.

Skills Utilization Rating

3.3
SCORE
47
RATINGS
Skill utilization rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt their skills were put to use in the career.

Overall Rating

2.9
SCORE
53
RATINGS
Overall rating measures a user's general sentiment about their career. Not to be confused with Blended Rating which is Sokanu's measure of their overall satsifaction.

Optometrist Demographics

Career Maturity

Career maturity is a measure of where a career falls on a typical user’s career path. For instance, restaurant work is often an early career for people that leads to other careers. Medical Doctors, on the other hand, tend to be terminal careers.
Source: Sokanu

Employment Type Mix

The distribution of full- and part-time employees in this career.
Source: Sokanu

We are currently gathering this information.

Ethnic Minority Mix

Based on self reported ethnicity. Persons who identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

35%
24%
16%
11%
8%
3%
3%
White
South Asian
East Asian
Other
Black or African American
Arab
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish

Actual Gender Mix

The distribution of men and women employed in this career in 2014.
Source: Sokanu Data ().

25%
Men
75%
Women

Gender Mix By Likes

The distribution of positive career likes by men and women on Sokanu. Four or Five star career ratings are inferred as Likes.
Source: Sokanu

49%
Men
51%
Women

Discrimination Score

A number between -100 and +100 that measures how much a career discriminates against men or women. The Sokanu Implied Discrimination Quotient (IDQ) compares a career’s actual gender mix to its likes by gender to determine how closely actual job placements mirror gender preferences.
Source: Sokanu