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Highest Paying States for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $43,260, Washington is the highest paying state for ophthalmic medical technicians. It is followed by Hawaii (average annual salary $43,100). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of ophthalmic medical technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Washington
$43,260
$31,750 1,330
2 Hawaii
$43,100
$28,270 260
3 Minnesota
$42,670
$27,890 910
4 Vermont
$42,150
$32,040 210
5 Wisconsin
$41,240
$30,950 720
6 Delaware
$40,160
$27,490 230
7 Massachusetts
$40,040
$23,940 1,050
8 New Hampshire
$39,670
$28,030 310
9 Connecticut
$39,190
$31,960 840
10 New York
$38,580
$26,720 1,820
11 New Jersey
$38,320
$30,170 830
12 Alaska
$37,970
$30,600 0
13 Maryland
$37,940
$25,490 1,100
14 California
$37,570
$24,930 3,540
15 Indiana
$37,010
$25,670 890
16 Oregon
$36,730
$26,710 350
17 South Carolina
$36,330
$26,160 400
18 Ohio
$36,210
$27,000 1,690
19 Florida
$35,870
$26,100 3,290
20 Kentucky
$35,860
$25,050 150
21 North Dakota
$35,730
$26,440 180
22 Pennsylvania
$35,720
$26,480 1,420
23 Louisiana
$35,670
$25,820 420
24 Idaho
$35,300
$25,540 170
25 Arizona
$35,290
$26,040 810
26 Illinois
$35,170
$23,650 2,000
27 Montana
$35,100
$23,690 160
28 Mississippi
$35,000
$22,370 480
29 Michigan
$34,980
$21,480 1,420
30 Nevada
$34,740
$26,860 280
31 Maine
$34,050
$26,270 250
32 North Carolina
$33,970
$25,650 2,460
33 Tennessee
$33,960
$23,990 680
34 Colorado
$33,920
$23,600 860
35 Virginia
$33,530
$23,220 900
36 Puerto Rico
$33,420
$21,480 530
37 Utah
$33,400
$22,930 400
38 Texas
$33,070
$22,030 4,210
39 West Virginia
$32,800
$21,460 260
40 New Mexico
$32,780
$25,140 170
41 Missouri
$32,300
$23,010 1,400
42 Wyoming
$31,860
$25,390 80
43 Rhode Island
$31,780
$26,090 80
44 Oklahoma
$31,700
$22,920 720
45 Kansas
$31,260
$21,380 760
46 South Dakota
$30,530
$25,860 60
47 Iowa
$30,440
$25,660 470
48 Alabama
$30,090
$21,690 440
49 Nebraska
$29,940
$24,950 420
50 Georgia
$29,560
$22,860 1,340
51 Arkansas
$26,220
$19,670 240
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