Dispensing Optician State Salary

The United States has a wide range of average salaries for Dispensing Opticians.  Each state is unique.  The range is as low as $12.20 in West Virginia to a high of $24.35 in Massachusetts. A number of factors contribute to the average hourly pay of a Dispensing Optician. 

Some typical factors include: 

Supply and demand 
Union representation (States that have higher union activity earn an average of 20% more in pay and benefits for all employees)

Cost of living 
Healthcare reimbursement rates 

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STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Alabama 600 13.63 28,360
Alaska 140 21.23 44,150
Arizona 1,320 18.09 37,620
Arkansas 430 16.24 33,780
California 7,370 18.78 39,050
Colorado 1,260 16.76 34,860
Connecticut 750 23.35 48,570
Delaware 290 17.61 36,620
District of Columbia 250 21.83 45,400
Florida 5,000 18.91 39,340
Georgia 1,710 16.49 34,290
Hawaii 480 19.05 39,630
Idaho 420 13.63 28,360
Illinois 3,190 15.31 31,840
Indiana 1,770 14.12 29,370
Iowa 920 14.07 29,260
Kansas 710 13.40 27,870
Kentucky 830 15.55 32,350
Louisiana 950 14.71 30,600
Maine 430 16.87 35,090
Maryland 1,380 16.53 34,380
Massachusetts 1,730 24.35 50,640
Michigan 2,600 16.11 33,510
Minnesota 1,570 16.17 33,640
Mississippi 370 13.37 27,810
Missouri 1,260 13.01 27,060


STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Montana 310 15.01 31,230
Nebraska 570 14.18 29,500
Nevada 340 19.92 41,430
New Hampshire 430 19.78 41,140
New Jersey 1,170 23.56 49,000
New Mexico 440 14.21 29,560
New York 2,520 22.84 47,510
North Carolina 1,620 18.50 38,480
North Dakota 340 13.54 28,170
Ohio 3,070 16.91 35,180
Oklahoma 900 13.53 28,150
Oregon 1,140 15.82 32,910
Pennsylvania 2,980 17.54 36,480
Rhode Island 260 24.18 50,290
South Carolina 1,000 14.29 29,720
South Dakota 440 14.26 29,660
Tennessee 930 15.56 32,370
Texas 5,690 14.79 30,770
Utah 810 14.43 30,020
Vermont 150 20.07 41,740
Virginia 1,970 18.29 38,040
Washington 1,360 20.68 43,020
West Virginia 370 12.20 25,370
Wisconsin 1,720 13.93 28,970
Wyoming 160 14.46 30,070