The annual and hourly salary statistics of opticians, dispensing in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of opticians, dispensing in Shreveport-Bossier City is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,390|
|25th Percentile Wage||$27,570|
|50th Percentile Wage||$31,390|
|75th Percentile Wage||$37,480|
|90th Percentile Wage||$44,370|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for opticians, dispensing in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,390.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of opticians, dispensing from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $31,390 in Shreveport-Bossier City is in the middle of salary range for opticians, dispensing in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of opticians, dispensing in Shreveport-Bossier City is 11.3 percent (11.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Monroe and 23.9 percent (23.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Alexandria.
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|New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner|| |
|Baton Rouge|| |
|Shreveport-Bossier City|| |
|Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux|| |
|Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Lake Charles|| |
|New Iberia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Hammond nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area|| |