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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,060
25th Percentile Wage
$26,010
50th Percentile Wage
$34,130
75th Percentile Wage
$41,530
90th Percentile Wage
$47,800

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 $47,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,130
-1.52% -2.31%
2014
$34,650
0.81% -
2013
$34,370
-1.60% -
2012
$34,920
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $34,130 in Athens-Clarke County is in the middle of salary range for ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County is 9.6 percent (9.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Rome and 28.6 percent (28.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Georgia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rome
$37,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$35,010
Valdosta
$34,560
Athens-Clarke County
$34,130
Albany
$31,800
Dalton
$30,960
Macon
$30,440
Savannah
$30,290
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$30,120
Columbus
$29,560
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,510
Gainesville
$27,710
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$24,360



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