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Opticians, Dispensing Salary Information in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Opticians, Dispensing in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,390
-6.56% -6.56%
2016
$33,450
14.35% -
2015
$28,650
2.34% -
2014
$27,980
-0.11% -
2013
$28,010
-19.42% -
2012
$33,450
- -

Table 3. Compare Opticians, Dispensing Salary in Shreveport-Bossier City with Other Louisiana Cities

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.

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 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana.