Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 621320 - Offices of Optometrists


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS Industry 621320 - Offices of Optometrists.

These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

NAICS Industry 621320 - Offices of Optometrists is part of: NAICS 621300 - Offices of Other Health Practitioners.

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SOC Major Groups in NAICS 621320 - Offices of Optometrists:


NAICS 621320 - Offices of Optometrists

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 93,330 100.00% $12.18 $17.48 $36,360 1.4 %
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Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 1,080 1.16% $23.36 $28.55 $59,390 8.2 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 80 0.09% $65.68 $66.05 $137,380 9.0 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 590 0.63% $21.74 $25.57 $53,180 14.4 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 60 0.06% $18.91 $20.48 $42,600 8.8 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 60 0.06% $25.23 $30.02 $62,440 9.4 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 260 0.28% $22.75 $25.63 $53,320 4.1 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 260 0.28% $20.49 $20.77 $43,210 4.2 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 120 0.13% $20.75 $19.70 $40,970 8.6 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 90 0.10% $20.03 $21.07 $43,830 3.4 %
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Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 70 0.08% $17.76 $19.46 $40,470 9.3 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 40 0.04% $15.16 $16.61 $34,540 19.8 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations (8) (8) $18.05 $16.69 $34,710 17.0 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 37,430 40.11% $16.55 $26.31 $54,720 1.8 %
29-1041 Optometrists 13,630 14.60% $42.03 $45.85 $95,360 1.8 %
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners (8) (8) (5) $84.77 $176,330 23.0 %
29-1067 Surgeons 170 0.18% (5) $89.56 $186,280 3.9 %
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 130 0.14% (5) $73.55 $152,980 13.5 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants 260 0.28% $11.95 $15.29 $31,810 13.1 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 320 0.34% $21.04 $22.85 $47,530 3.9 %
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 240 0.26% $16.39 $17.95 $37,340 6.7 %
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 30 0.03% (5) $67.32 $140,020 24.4 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 120 0.13% $15.63 $15.35 $31,930 11.3 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 220 0.24% $11.99 $12.93 $26,900 4.3 %
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 80 0.09% $16.01 $17.64 $36,700 7.7 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 40 0.04% $14.95 $15.55 $32,340 5.3 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 510 0.55% $10.39 $11.15 $23,200 5.2 %
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 19,290 20.67% $12.97 $13.56 $28,200 1.3 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 1,430 1.53% $13.10 $13.39 $27,840 3.1 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other 650 0.70% $12.17 $12.75 $26,510 5.2 %
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Healthcare Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 14,890 15.95% $10.42 $10.67 $22,200 1.4 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 12,930 13.85% $10.47 $10.73 $22,330 1.5 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 50 0.05% $10.34 $10.80 $22,460 8.7 %
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 90 0.10% $10.53 $10.98 $22,840 4.2 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,800 1.93% $10.03 $10.23 $21,280 2.4 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 450 0.48% $7.45 $8.17 $16,980 3.2 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 360 0.39% $7.91 $8.36 $17,400 3.6 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 50 0.05% $6.42 $6.62 $13,760 3.7 %
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Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 1,360 1.46% $11.09 $11.62 $24,180 9.8 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 230 0.25% $16.94 $17.56 $36,530 3.2 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 1,030 1.10% $9.21 $10.02 $20,850 10.9 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,330 36.78% $10.73 $11.27 $23,440 1.2 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2,520 2.70% $15.62 $16.49 $34,290 3.5 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 170 0.18% $9.52 $9.39 $19,530 4.7 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 410 0.44% $12.66 $12.89 $26,810 1.8 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 2,070 2.22% $11.66 $11.73 $24,400 2.4 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,740 1.86% $12.00 $12.49 $25,990 3.4 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 70 0.08% $12.78 $12.79 $26,610 5.6 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 140 0.15% $10.37 $11.09 $23,060 4.9 %
43-4071 File Clerks 550 0.59% $8.69 $9.53 $19,830 7.4 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 70 0.08% $10.99 $10.86 $22,600 5.5 %
43-4151 Order Clerks (8) (8) $12.52 $12.94 $26,920 8.9 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 9,600 10.29% $9.46 $9.78 $20,340 2.2 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 80 0.09% $14.55 $12.84 $26,710 5.2 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 930 1.00% $14.93 $15.21 $31,640 4.3 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 4,810 5.15% $11.35 $11.69 $24,320 1.5 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,900 4.18% $10.92 $11.27 $23,440 3.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers (8) (8) $6.39 $7.09 $14,740 12.4 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 90 0.10% $11.78 $12.43 $25,850 6.0 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 6,940 7.44% $10.04 $10.27 $21,350 2.3 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 50 0.05% $12.08 $11.84 $24,620 11.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40 0.04% $11.71 $11.18 $23,260 11.5 %
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Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 3,260 3.49% $11.02 $11.45 $23,810 2.7 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers (8) (8) $18.74 $18.85 $39,220 9.0 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 3,200 3.43% $11.00 $11.40 $23,710 2.7 %

About May 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors.




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May 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: November 24, 2008

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