Opticians, Dispensing Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for opticians, dispensing in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of opticians, dispensing amongst Oklahoma cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Opticians, Dispensing in Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$25,210
50th Percentile Wage
$30,100
75th Percentile Wage
$36,480
90th Percentile Wage
$41,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for opticians, dispensing in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,810.

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
$30,100
5.25% 16.41%
2016
$28,520
10.52% -
2015
$25,520
1.45% -
2014
$25,150
-2.90% -
2013
$25,880
2.78% -
2012
$25,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Opticians, Dispensing in Oklahoma Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of opticians, dispensing in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of opticians, dispensing in state of Oklahoma ranges from $24,240 to $36,440. The highest paying area for opticians, dispensing in Oklahoma is Fort Smith with a median annual salary of $36,440. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Oklahoma City (mean annual salary $33,010). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Smith
$36,440
Oklahoma City
$33,010
Tulsa
$30,010
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$28,540
Lawton
$27,010
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$25,670
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$25,290
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$24,240




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