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Industry Trends

Industry Trends (United States):
446130 Optical goods stores (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments11,23211,11811,16511,04010,779-4.0%    
Total Employment70,94572,80172,14372,97373,1813.2%    
Total Annual Wages$2,163,543,856$2,275,894,457$2,382,452,425$2,536,419,161$2,647,428,72222.4%    
Average Annual Wage$30,496$31,262$33,024$34,758$36,17618.6%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industry Trends (Alabama):
446130 Optical goods stores (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments130124124125126-3.1%    
Total Employment7157377267047251.4%    
Total Annual Wages$18,167,538$19,404,378$19,112,479$18,658,126$18,952,2724.3%    
Average Annual Wage$25,409$26,329$26,326$26,503$26,1412.9%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

* Includes all ownership categories not subject to BLS disclosure restrictions, which may differ by geographic area. For industry trends data by ownership categories, see the BLS/QCEW website, multi-screen data search.