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How much do opticians make?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that opticians make a mean annual income of $41,380 as of May 2020, which is approximately $19.89 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of opticians earned less than $26,080, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $62,180.
How much do opticians earn in each state?
The table below compares optician salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of opticians in each state as well as the number of opticians per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics.