Opticians, Dispensing Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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.

Average Annual Salary of Opticians, Dispensing

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,340
25th Percentile Wage
$31,950
50th Percentile Wage
$35,850
75th Percentile Wage
$39,750
90th Percentile Wage
$46,250

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,8506.81%3.43%
201533,4104.22%-
201432,00013.22%-
201327,770-24.67%-
201234,620--

Compare Opticians, Dispensing Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

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
$35,850
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$35,850

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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