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 metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,100
25th Percentile Wage
$31,240
50th Percentile Wage
$35,870
75th Percentile Wage
$40,960
90th Percentile Wage
$48,680

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 $48,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.55
25th Percentile Wage
$15.02
50th Percentile Wage
$17.23
75th Percentile Wage
$19.69
90th Percentile Wage
$23.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.40. The median hourly salary is $17.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,870-1.34%4.85%
201536,3501.49%-
201435,810-1.06%-
201336,1905.69%-
201234,130--

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 $31,530 to $37,860. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Florida is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $37,860. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $36,370). The lowest paying area is Lakeland-Winter Haven with a median annual salary of $31,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$37,860
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$36,370
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$31,530



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