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Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

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 statistics 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,080
25th Percentile Wage
$26,230
50th Percentile Wage
$30,080
75th Percentile Wage
$35,890
90th Percentile Wage
$41,450

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 $41,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.09
25th Percentile Wage
$12.61
50th Percentile Wage
$14.46
75th Percentile Wage
$17.26
90th Percentile Wage
$19.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.93. The median hourly salary is $14.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.09.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,08010.67%-22.91%
201526,870-7.67%-
201428,930-11.16%-
201332,160-14.96%-
201236,970--

Table 3. Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $30,080 in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 13.2 percent (13.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Athens-Clarke County and 7.9 percent (7.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Gainesville.

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

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