American Optometric Association
Research & Information Center
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Saint Louis, Missouri 63141
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Income from Optometry
This report focuses on the analysis of net income and annual gross billings of owner optometrists in private or corporate practice as a primary occupation 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 of the 2012 Income from Optometry reports 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:
Download the Executive Summary
Optometry Report - This 26-page publication presents results from the 2012 survey in narrative format with the support of 31 figures to present important findings. Includes available trending data from previous surveys through 2011. This report may be purchased through the AOA Online Store, and is available for immediate download in PDF format (item RA1-O2D), on CD (item RA1-O2C), or in Print (item RA1-O2P).
Detailed Analysis Report - This 92-page detailed comprehensive report employs limited narrative, and includes tabulations and graphics for further statistical analysis. Through the use of 180 tables and figures, this report utilizes cross tabulation to enable the user to monitor trends in the optometry 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 can be purchased through the AOA Online Store, and is available for immediate download in PDF format (item RA1-D2D), on CD (item RA1-D2C), or in Print (item RA1-D2P).
View Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures
Survey report pricing information
To order, call 1-800-262-2210 or click here
Year 2011 and 2010 reports may also be purchased through the AOA Online Store