Income from Optometry

The Research & Information Center publishes an Income from Optometry report derived from the annual Survey of Optometric Practice. This report focuses on the analysis of net income and annual gross billings of owner optometrists in private or corporate practice in 2011. Net income for employed optometrists and independent contractor/lessees is also reported where the number of responses was large enough to allow for reliable statistical analysis.

Contents include:

  • Average net income from primary practice
  • Gross billings
  • Gross receipts collected
  • Sources of gross billings
  • Practice expenses

Reports available from the 2012 Survey include:

Report

Pages

Style

Tables & Figures

Executive Summary
4
Brief Summary
9
Optometry Report
26
Narrative Format
31
Detailed Analysis Report
92
Limited Narrative
180

Executive Summary. This free publication is available for immediate download in PDF format and provides an overall summary of key results from the 2012 survey.

Optometry Report. This publication presents results in narrative format and is available for immediate download in PDF, CD, or Print. 

Detailed Analysis Report. This detailed comprehensive report employs limited narrative and includes tabulations and graphics for further statistical analysis. Utilizing cross tabulation, it enables the user to monitor trends in the profession specific to his or her practice characteristics, including practice type, age, years in practice, hours worked, employment situation, gender, and U.S. Census Region. This report is available in PDF, CD, or Print.

         View the Detailed Analysis Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures

View survey report pricing informationThe Print and CD reports are available for purchase through the AOA Marketplace by calling 1-800-262-2210. PDF reports are currently unavailable as we transition to our new online store.