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 among Oklahoma metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Opticians, Dispensing in Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,110
25th Percentile Wage
$22,980
50th Percentile Wage
$28,520
75th Percentile Wage
$34,790
90th Percentile Wage
$39,330

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 $39,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.19
25th Percentile Wage
$11.05
50th Percentile Wage
$13.71
75th Percentile Wage
$16.72
90th Percentile Wage
$18.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for opticians, dispensing in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.91. The median hourly salary is $13.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.19.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of opticians, dispensing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,52010.52%11.78%
201525,5201.45%-
201425,150-2.90%-
201325,8802.78%-
201225,160--

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 $23,580 to $31,470. The highest paying area for opticians, dispensing in Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a median annual salary of $31,470. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Fort Smith (mean annual salary $31,320). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
$31,470
Fort Smith
$31,320
Tulsa
$29,330
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$27,140
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$25,290
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$23,580



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