How Much do Optometrists Make in Connecticut?

Do optometrists in Connecticut make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Connecticut optometrists?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, optometrists in Connecticut earn an average of $136,000 a year, equivalent to $65.38 an hour.

This is 11% more than optometrists nationwide and 118% more than the typical Connecticut worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Connecticut Optometrist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th > $104 > $208,000
75th $79.15 $164,640
50th $58.80 $122,290
25th $33.49 $69,650
10th $21.11 $43,900
Connecticut Optometrists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bridgeport $38.12 $79,280
Hartford $101.20 $210,490
New Haven $81.91 $170,380
Waterbury $82.28 $171,140
Connecticut Optometrist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $65.38 $136,000
2018 $66.42 $138,140
2017 $66.76 $138,850
2016 $92.73 $192,870
2015 $86.62 $180,160
2014 $81.43 $169,380
2013 $77.21 $160,600
2012 $74.38 $154,710
2011 $71.31 $148,310