Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of ophthalmic medical technicians in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 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 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,580
25th Percentile Wage
$25,510
50th Percentile Wage
$28,310
75th Percentile Wage
$31,330
90th Percentile Wage
$36,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.85
25th Percentile Wage
$12.27
50th Percentile Wage
$13.61
75th Percentile Wage
$15.06
90th Percentile Wage
$17.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.51. The median hourly salary is $13.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.85.

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
201628,310-0.88%3.36%
201528,5600.25%-
201428,4902.00%-
201327,9202.01%-
201227,360--

Table 3. Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $28,310 in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 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 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area is 18.3 percent (18.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Athens-Clarke County and 2.1 percent (2.1%) 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

See also: Top paying jobs in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia.