The annual and hourly salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County 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||$22,060|
|25th Percentile Wage||$26,010|
|50th Percentile Wage||$34,130|
|75th Percentile Wage||$41,530|
|90th Percentile Wage||$47,800|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,060.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $34,130 in Athens-Clarke County is in the middle of salary range for ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in Athens-Clarke County is 9.6 percent (9.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Rome and 28.6 percent (28.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Georgia nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta|| |
|Athens-Clarke County|| |
|South Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |