Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for ophthalmic medical technicians in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians amongst Georgia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,010
25th Percentile Wage
$27,480
50th Percentile Wage
$32,460
75th Percentile Wage
$38,890
90th Percentile Wage
$47,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,010.

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
$32,460
8.93% -3.14%
2016
$29,560
3.69% -
2015
$28,470
-3.16% -
2014
$29,370
-6.78% -
2013
$31,360
-6.76% -
2012
$33,480
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Georgia ranges from $24,360 to $37,760. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Georgia is Rome with a median annual salary of $37,760. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (mean annual salary $35,010). The lowest paying area is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,360.

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




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