The salary statistics of opticians, dispensing in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare opticians, dispensing salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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 wholesale trade. 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 $46,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid opticians, dispensing is $25,340.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of opticians, dispensing in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of opticians, dispensing in two industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. For detailed opticians, dispensing salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers|| |
|Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .