Franchise information: 800-PEARLE-1

How much can an optometrist make?

A historic look at Pearle Vision revenues

If you are looking for a way to boost your optometrist career, take a moment to review the chart below. It outlines the financial performance of  Pearle Vision EyeCare Centers owned by optometrists. This data is included in Item 19 of our 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document.

Pearle Vision Licensed Operators have seen consistent average revenue growth. Ultimately, earnings are determined by the skills of the licensed operator, by choosing the best location, by marketing, by providing outstanding service, and by controlling costs. Pearle Vision assists Licensed Operators with each of these facets of the business.

As you examine these charts, keep in mind that Pearle Vision does not charge royalties on the exam side of the business. Royalties are only paid on the revenue generated by retail operations.

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Optometrist-owned EyeCare Centers

Store economics – FY 2015

 1st quartileAverage
$000% of revenue$0% of revenue
Net Retail1,50276%84176%
Net Exam47424%26024%
Net Total Revenue1,976100%1,101100%
COGS58229%33030%
Gross Margin1,39471%77170%
Disp. Margin (% of Retail Rev)61%61%
Payroll66334%35833%
Occupancy1236%918%
Other Expense1749%11010%
Royalty & Adv22411%12611%
OP Income21011%868%
*Officer Comp1879%10810%
Owner Income39620%19318%
Count28113

Year-over-year growth

  1st quartile
FY2013FY2014FY2015
$000$000% increase$000% increase
Net Total Revenue178918825%19769%
Owner Income27636131%5%10%
Count282810%
Average
FY2013FY2014FY2015
$000$000% increase$000% increase
Net Total Revenue100110646%11013%
Owner Income14919330%1930%
Count113113113113

“First Quartile” means the highest 25% of respondents in a given metric