The Medicus Firm has 5 physician jobs in Ophthalmology with salaries ranging from $325,000 to $450,000
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The current average salary for an Ophthalmologist is $221,262, which averages out to around $106 per hour. Your salary will vary based on your location, skill set, and amount of experience, but you can take advantage of high-paying states in this profession. These states are as follows (in ascending order): South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Alaska. The average salaries in these states range from $198,253, in South Dakota, to $221,243, in Alaska. This profession is expected to grow by 7% by the year 2030.
Some benefits of working as an Ophthalmologist are as follows: having the opportunity to have your continued education paid for by your organization, working in a field where you’ll never experience the same day twice, being a specialist in a high-demand field, and receiving above-average compensation.
In this career, you should have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work on a team, dexterity, organization skills, problem-solving skills, and communication skills.
As an Ophthalmologist, you can expect to perform duties such as prescribing corrective lenses, performing laser surgery, examining patients for conditions affecting vision, performing routine eye exams, managing ophthalmic conditions, and performing biopsies.
Ophthalmologists may work in an outpatient clinic, specialist clinic, emergency eye clinic, or hospital ward.
If you decide that you’re interested in pursuing CME, or continuing medical education, once you finish your education requirements to become a physician, there are a few resources that are available to you. Some CME resources you may find include courses (live or virtual), podcasts, conferences (live or virtual), webinars, or videos. There are two types of organizations that can provide you with CME resources: specialty-specific organizations (the American Academy of Ophthalmology, for example) or directory-like websites that are dedicated to helping physicians find CME resources. The following organizations offer (or can direct you to) CME resources as an Ophthalmologist: the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Mayo Clinic, CMEList, myCME, Healio, the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), and the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABOP).
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