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An optometrist performs eye examinations and vision tests to determine the presence of visual, ocular and other abnormalities, ocular diseases and systemic diseases with ocular manifestations, and prescribes lenses, other optical aids, therapy and medication to correct and manage vision problems and eye diseases. Registration or licensing is required in Australia. An optometrist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Optometrist Occupation Lists
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The job of an optometrist in Australia is to perform eye examinations and vision tests, prescribe lenses, other optical aids and therapy, and diagnose and manage eye movement disorders and associated sensory problems.
Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing in Australia may be required as an optometrist.
Occupations in this Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same group, if not specifically listed in either the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for an Optometrist in Australia is $ 104,157 for male employees and $ 51,311 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 39.8 Females: 40.4 Persons: 40.1
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2514) Optometrists and orthoptists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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