How Much do Optometrists Make in Georgia?

Do optometrists in Georgia make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Georgia optometrists?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, optometrists in Georgia earn an average of $113,800 a year, equivalent to $54.71 an hour.

This is 7% less than optometrists nationwide, but it is 129% more than the typical Georgia worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Georgia Optometrist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $81.05 $168,580
75th $66.09 $137,460
50th $51.68 $107,490
25th $36.84 $76,630
10th $20.98 $43,650
Georgia Optometrists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albany $51.59 $107,300
Atlanta $47.77 $99,360
Augusta $68.04 $141,520
Savannah $74.70 $155,380
Georgia Optometrist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $54.71 $113,800
2018 $50.47 $104,970
2017 $55.21 $114,830
2016 $50.90 $105,870
2015 $54.78 $113,940
2014 $55.31 $115,040
2013 $54.35 $113,060
2012 $54.21 $112,750
2011 $42.76 $88,940