Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for ophthalmic medical technicians in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,660
25th Percentile Wage
$31,800
50th Percentile Wage
$36,230
75th Percentile Wage
$41,980
90th Percentile Wage
$49,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,660.

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
$36,230
0.99% 5.80%
2016
$35,870
-1.34% -
2015
$36,350
1.49% -
2014
$35,810
-1.06% -
2013
$36,190
5.69% -
2012
$34,130
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Florida ranges from $29,810 to $45,740. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $45,740. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach (mean annual salary $43,670). The lowest paying area is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $29,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Port St Lucie
$45,740
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$43,670
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$38,270
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$38,020
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$36,620
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$36,560
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$36,480
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$36,230
Jacksonville
$36,110
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$36,070
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$35,730
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$35,520
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$35,260
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$35,060
Gainesville
$35,030
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$33,900
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$33,020
Tallahassee
$32,570
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$29,810




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