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 among Georgia metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,860
25th Percentile Wage
$26,060
50th Percentile Wage
$29,560
75th Percentile Wage
$34,910
90th Percentile Wage
$39,900

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 $39,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.99
25th Percentile Wage
$12.53
50th Percentile Wage
$14.21
75th Percentile Wage
$16.78
90th Percentile Wage
$19.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.18. The median hourly salary is $14.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.99.

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
201629,5603.69%-13.26%
201528,470-3.16%-
201429,370-6.78%-
201331,360-6.76%-
201233,480--

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 $27,710 to $34,650. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Georgia is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $34,650. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Valdosta (mean annual salary $34,560). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $27,710.

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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