Where you live can play a big role in how much cash you’re bringing home. Not only does your state affect your scope of practice, it affects your bottom line.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released the latest data on optometrists’ average salaries across the country, and mean annual wages range from just $47,630 to $180,810.
Is your state making bank or going broke?
(Want to see how each state stacks up compared to last year? Check out our 2015 list of states where ODs make bank.)
Related: States where ODs made bank in 2015