Opticians, Dispensing Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of opticians, dispensing in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare opticians, dispensing salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Opticians, Dispensing

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for opticians, dispensing in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) opticians, dispensing is $103,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid opticians, dispensing is $26,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
46.12% 27.33%
-37.40% -
-1.46% -
3.25% -
- -

Compare Opticians, Dispensing Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of opticians, dispensing in two industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. For detailed opticians, dispensing salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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