Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for ophthalmic medical technicians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,460
25th Percentile Wage
$26,180
50th Percentile Wage
$32,260
75th Percentile Wage
$39,580
90th Percentile Wage
$54,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,260
6.73% 10.57%
2016
$30,090
0.07% -
2015
$30,070
-2.89% -
2014
$30,940
3.36% -
2013
$29,900
3.51% -
2012
$28,850
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Alabama ranges from $26,030 to $38,980. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Alabama is Montgomery with a median annual salary of $38,980. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $30,110). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Montgomery
$38,980
Birmingham-Hoover
$30,110
Huntsville
$28,770
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$26,030




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