Opticians, Dispensing Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for opticians, dispensing in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of opticians, dispensing among 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 Opticians, Dispensing in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,920
25th Percentile Wage
$26,040
50th Percentile Wage
$31,540
75th Percentile Wage
$43,320
90th Percentile Wage
$51,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for opticians, dispensing in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of opticians, dispensing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,540
3.68% -7.51%
2016
$30,380
-4.71% -
2015
$31,810
-5.34% -
2014
$33,510
-1.13% -
2013
$33,890
-0.06% -
2012
$33,910
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Opticians, Dispensing in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of opticians, dispensing in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of opticians, dispensing in state of Georgia ranges from $19,130 to $39,450. The highest paying area for opticians, dispensing in Georgia is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,450. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $36,200). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $19,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$39,450
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$36,200
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$34,690
Athens-Clarke County
$34,180
Macon
$33,070
Columbus
$33,040
Brunswick
$31,680
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$31,360
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$31,160
Dalton
$30,610
Savannah
$30,380
Valdosta
$30,260
Warner Robins
$24,040
Gainesville
$19,130




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