The annual and hourly salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of ophthalmic medical technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,600|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,200|
|50th Percentile Wage||$35,010|
|75th Percentile Wage||$42,570|
|90th Percentile Wage||$50,930|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,600.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $35,010, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is the second highest paying city for ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Georgia, following the highest paying city Rome (median annual salary of $37,760). Compared with Rome, the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 7.3 percent (7.3%) lower.
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