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Highest Paying Cities for Opticians, Dispensing

The top 100 highest paying cities for opticians, dispensing (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of opticians, dispensing in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $75,620, Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts is the highest paying city for opticians, dispensing. It is followed by Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (average annual salary $68,080). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of opticians, dispensing in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Opticians, Dispensing

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$75,620
680
2 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$68,080
n/a
3 Danbury, Connecticut
$65,160
30
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$61,970
1,290
5 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$61,810
40
6 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$60,250
50
7 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$59,690
1,910
8 Camden, New Jersey
$59,580
80
9 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$58,120
3,160
10 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$57,180
70
11 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$57,120
620
12 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$56,880
n/a
13 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$56,850
580
14 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$56,730
70
15 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$55,920
30
16 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$55,840
210
17 Rochester, New York
$55,560
140
18 Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, USA
$55,420
30
19 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$55,050
320
20 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$54,200
80
21 San Rafael, USA
$53,800
120
22 Longview, Washington
$53,570
30
23 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$53,220
450
24 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$53,070
1,140
25 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$52,980
450
26 Wilmington, North Carolina
$52,800
80
27 Syracuse, New York
$52,290
170
28 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$52,050
30
29 Fairbanks, Alaska
$52,020
n/a
30 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$51,310
380
31 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$51,060
130
32 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$50,720
350
33 Winchester, West Virginia
$50,430
30
34 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$50,330
60
35 Peabody, Massachusetts
$49,970
100
36 Kingston, New York
$49,570
40
37 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$49,080
40
38 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$48,960
490
39 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$48,890
30
40 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$48,810
50
41 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$48,710
n/a
42 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$48,240
80
43 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$48,120
50
44 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$47,870
80
45 Gainesville, Florida
$47,500
100
46 Springfield, Massachusetts
$47,050
160
47 Framingham, Massachusetts
$46,820
150
48 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$46,700
30
49 Staunton-Waynesboro, USA
$46,610
60
50 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$46,490
310
51 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$46,280
30
52 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$46,250
80
53 Worcester, Massachusetts
$46,170
70
54 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$46,040
1,130
55 Harrisonburg, Virginia
$45,350
30
56 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$44,930
1,160
57 Glens Falls, New York
$44,900
30
58 Roanoke, Virginia
$44,770
200
59 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$44,690
70
60 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$44,570
340
61 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$44,560
50
62 Sierra Vista-Douglas, USA
$44,500
n/a
63 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$44,480
40
64 Punta Gorda, Florida
$44,470
40
65 Tacoma, Washington
$44,400
120
66 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$44,280
n/a
67 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$44,260
70
68 Bellingham, Washington
$44,130
80
69 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$44,130
30
70 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$44,120
90
71 Walla Walla, USA
$44,020
n/a
72 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$43,750
30
73 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$43,710
770
74 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$43,650
120
75 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$43,570
150
76 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, USA
$43,350
40
77 Richmond, Virginia
$43,230
260
78 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$43,110
160
79 Anchorage, Alaska
$42,860
90
80 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$42,850
440
81 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$42,580
n/a
82 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$42,580
70
83 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$42,530
200
84 Olympia, Washington
$42,460
80
85 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$42,380
140
86 Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$42,350
40
87 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$42,320
260
88 Port St Lucie, Florida
$42,320
70
89 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$42,250
90
90 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$42,150
190
91 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$42,020
50
92 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$42,010
40
93 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$41,970
50
94 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$41,920
60
95 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$41,890
70
96 Fresno, California
$41,880
160
97 Watertown-Fort Drum, USA
$41,750
30
98 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$41,540
530
99 North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$41,520
120
100 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$41,510
910
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