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Highest Paying Cities for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for ophthalmic medical technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of ophthalmic medical technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $53,390, Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin is the highest paying city for ophthalmic medical technicians. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia (average annual salary $50,910). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of ophthalmic medical technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$53,390
490
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$50,910
810
3 Danbury, Connecticut
$49,900
130
4 Janesville, Wisconsin
$48,970
50
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$47,600
230
6 Duluth, Wisconsin
$46,910
60
7 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$46,170
570
8 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$45,840
800
9 Port St Lucie, Florida
$45,740
120
10 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$45,420
330
11 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$45,400
40
12 Madison, Wisconsin
$44,940
130
13 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, USA
$44,870
n/a
14 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$44,850
990
15 Boulder, Colorado
$44,840
160
16 Grand Junction, Colorado
$44,580
60
17 Worcester, Massachusetts
$44,450
60
18 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$44,440
480
19 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$44,430
110
20 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$44,290
n/a
21 Rochester, Minnesota
$44,230
60
22 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$44,090
1,330
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$43,880
540
24 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$43,840
1,200
25 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$43,810
50
26 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$43,740
190
27 St Cloud, Minnesota
$43,700
30
28 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$43,700
40
29 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$43,670
n/a
30 Wausau, Wisconsin
$43,660
n/a
31 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$42,630
240
32 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$42,420
820
33 New Haven, Connecticut
$42,320
230
34 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$42,220
40
35 Anchorage, Alaska
$42,190
70
36 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$41,790
1,420
37 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$41,500
n/a
38 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$41,160
630
39 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$41,000
n/a
40 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$41,000
350
41 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$40,830
250
42 Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
$40,820
30
43 Bismarck, North Dakota
$40,820
100
44 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$40,800
110
45 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$40,740
150
46 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$40,690
100
47 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$40,670
40
48 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$40,620
240
49 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$40,590
80
50 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$40,520
250
51 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$40,510
280
52 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$40,510
460
53 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$40,440
60
54 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$40,410
300
55 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$40,260
60
56 Honolulu, Hawaii
$40,190
280
57 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$40,090
100
58 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$40,030
30
59 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$40,000
2,380
60 Wheeling, West Virginia
$39,750
50
61 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$39,610
40
62 Elgin, USA
$39,410
120
63 Springfield, Illinois
$39,330
90
64 Gary, Indiana
$39,150
n/a
65 Olympia, Washington
$39,090
40
66 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$39,020
n/a
67 Montgomery, Alabama
$38,980
180
68 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$38,980
640
69 Medford, Oregon
$38,890
50
70 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$38,840
330
71 Urban Honolulu, USA
$38,820
220
72 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$38,790
490
73 Tacoma, Washington
$38,570
190
74 Rochester, New York
$38,500
180
75 Manchester, New Hampshire
$38,430
n/a
76 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$38,430
380
77 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$38,410
50
78 Peabody, Massachusetts
$38,300
150
79 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$38,270
210
80 Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida
$38,020
80
81 Wilmington, New Jersey
$37,990
200
82 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$37,940
350
83 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$37,870
520
84 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$37,800
240
85 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$37,800
60
86 Rome, Georgia
$37,760
n/a
87 Bangor, Maine
$37,760
30
88 Spokane, Washington
$37,750
200
89 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$37,710
n/a
90 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$37,620
180
91 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$37,490
80
92 Sebring, USA
$37,470
n/a
93 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$37,420
50
94 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$37,400
n/a
95 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$37,220
50
96 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$37,150
50
97 Jackson, Mississippi
$37,040
70
98 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$37,030
920
99 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$36,970
n/a
100 Wilmington, North Carolina
$36,880
130
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