Compiling data from several web sources, Lenstore, a U.K.-based online retailer of contact lenses, calculated that the average annual salary for an optometrist was the highest in Japan, with £98,252 (€114,093-$135,823) per year. In second and third positions came Denmark and the U.S. with £97,066 (€112,711-$134,178) and £95,768 (€111,204-$132,387) respectively. Japan and the U.S. are the only non-European countries in the top 10 ranking with Norway, Hungary, Iceland, Germany and the Netherlands coming next. France and Italy stand at the bottom of the 10-country list with average annual earnings below £70,000 (€81,282-$96,764).