Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare ophthalmic medical technician salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,690
25th Percentile Wage
$25,920
50th Percentile Wage
$29,790
75th Percentile Wage
$36,740
90th Percentile Wage
$45,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) ophthalmic medical technicians is $45,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid ophthalmic medical technicians is $22,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,790
-1.58% 15.14%
2016
$30,260
-0.30% -
2015
$30,350
6.49% -
2014
$28,380
6.84% -
2013
$26,440
4.39% -
2012
$25,280
- -

Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of ophthalmic medical technicians in two industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. For detailed ophthalmic medical technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Health and Personal Care Stores
$29,870
Health and Personal Care Stores
$29,870

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




Related:

Highest paying cities for ophthalmic medical technicians

Highest paying industries for ophthalmic medical technicians.