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Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,820
25th Percentile Wage
$24,360
50th Percentile Wage
$34,650
75th Percentile Wage
$39,550
90th Percentile Wage
$45,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.49
25th Percentile Wage
$11.71
50th Percentile Wage
$16.66
75th Percentile Wage
$19.01
90th Percentile Wage
$21.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.89. The median hourly salary is $16.66. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.49.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201434,6500.81%-0.78%
201334,370-1.60%-
201234,920--

Table 3. Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Athens-Clarke County with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $34,650, Athens-Clarke County is the highest paying city for ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Georgia, followed by Valdosta (median annual salary $34,560). In comparison, the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County is .3 percent (.3%) higher than that in Valdosta.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
$34,650
Valdosta
$34,560
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$30,080
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,310
Gainesville
$27,710

See also: Top paying jobs in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.