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Opticians, Dispensing Salary Information in Alexandria, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of opticians, dispensing in Alexandria, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of opticians, dispensing in Alexandria is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Opticians, Dispensing in Alexandria, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,780
25th Percentile Wage
$20,670
50th Percentile Wage
$23,900
75th Percentile Wage
$31,540
90th Percentile Wage
$37,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for opticians, dispensing in Alexandria, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $37,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$23,900
-2.09% 1.13%
2015
$24,400
4.14% -
2014
$23,390
-41.94% -
2013
$33,200
28.83% -
2012
$23,630
- -

Table 3. Compare Opticians, Dispensing Salary in Alexandria with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $23,900, Alexandria is the lowest paying city for opticians, dispensing in state of Louisiana, following city of Monroe (median annual salary of $35,390). In comparison, the median annual salary of opticians, dispensing in Alexandria is 32.5 percent (32.5%) lower than that in the highest paying city Monroe.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Monroe
$35,390
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$33,200
Baton Rouge
$32,840
Shreveport-Bossier City
$31,390
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$30,930
Lafayette
$30,100
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$28,670
Lake Charles
$28,270
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$27,610
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$27,360
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$25,720
Alexandria
$23,900



See also: Top paying jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana.