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Optometrists Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for optometrists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of optometrists 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 Optometrists in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,450
25th Percentile Wage
$67,000
50th Percentile Wage
$93,830
75th Percentile Wage
$140,160
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $140,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$93,830
9.66% 3.95%
2016
$84,770
-17.01% -
2015
$99,190
3.72% -
2014
$95,500
1.07% -
2013
$94,480
4.61% -
2012
$90,120
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Optometrists in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of optometrists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of optometrists in state of Georgia ranges from $72,510 to $197,920. The highest paying area for optometrists in Georgia is Columbus with a median annual salary of $197,920. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $97,820). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $72,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$197,920
Savannah
$97,820
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$89,580
Macon
$72,510




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