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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 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 [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
$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.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,010
14.08% -5.60%
2016
$30,080
10.67% -
2015
$26,870
-7.67% -
2014
$28,930
-11.16% -
2013
$32,160
-14.96% -
2012
$36,970
- -

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

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.

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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia.