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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 $47,720, Minnesota is the highest paying state for ophthalmic medical technicians. It is followed by Washington (average annual salary $43,330). 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 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 Minnesota
$47,720
$31,360 840
2 Washington
$43,330
$32,460 1,610
3 Vermont
$42,160
$31,810 260
4 Massachusetts
$41,760
$24,960 1,140
5 Maryland
$41,140
$26,170 1,170
6 Connecticut
$40,040
$29,960 920
7 Alaska
$39,700
$31,820 90
8 Wisconsin
$39,580
$29,440 1,170
9 New Hampshire
$39,350
$28,220 300
10 New Jersey
$38,920
$27,970 1,290
11 Hawaii
$38,110
$28,460 180
12 California
$37,720
$26,700 3,280
13 New York
$37,640
$27,560 2,470
14 West Virginia
$37,060
$21,510 190
15 Delaware
$36,960
$25,550 190
16 Louisiana
$36,950
$26,960 380
17 North Dakota
$36,680
$27,670 240
18 Oregon
$36,680
$26,510 440
19 Pennsylvania
$36,370
$26,710 1,560
20 Florida
$36,230
$26,660 3,290
21 Virginia
$36,110
$24,270 900
22 Indiana
$35,950
$24,910 1,160
23 Arizona
$35,890
$26,680 570
24 South Carolina
$35,760
$26,120 560
25 Illinois
$35,720
$24,370 1,790
26 Kentucky
$35,530
$24,160 180
27 Ohio
$35,420
$25,850 1,910
28 Wyoming
$35,310
$27,650 80
29 Colorado
$35,150
$24,590 1,210
30 North Carolina
$34,930
$24,250 2,340
31 Rhode Island
$34,900
$26,560 60
32 Utah
$34,540
$23,830 310
33 Michigan
$34,460
$22,110 1,660
34 Montana
$34,070
$25,080 70
35 Nevada
$32,760
$26,650 230
36 Mississippi
$32,730
$21,580 470
37 Tennessee
$32,650
$24,210 820
38 Georgia
$32,460
$24,010 1,500
39 Alabama
$32,260
$22,460 610
40 Nebraska
$32,170
$26,250 410
41 Kansas
$32,120
$22,130 670
42 Texas
$31,950
$21,670 5,230
43 Oklahoma
$31,850
$25,190 690
44 Iowa
$31,470
$25,500 550
45 South Dakota
$31,240
$26,390 70
46 Missouri
$31,200
$22,910 1,150
47 Maine
$31,190
$26,060 190
48 Puerto Rico
$31,160
$20,620 530
49 Idaho
$31,080
$22,410 230
50 New Mexico
$30,480
$25,610 170
51 Arkansas
$28,420
$21,950 220
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