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Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare ophthalmic medical technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,470
25th Percentile Wage
$29,120
50th Percentile Wage
$36,070
75th Percentile Wage
$45,130
90th Percentile Wage
$55,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $55,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid ophthalmic medical technicians is $24,470.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,070
-14.31% 1.14%
2016
$41,230
-0.02% -
2015
$41,240
-1.12% -
2014
$41,700
9.86% -
2013
$37,590
5.13% -
2012
$35,660
- -

Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of ophthalmic medical technicians in three industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for ophthalmic medical technician occupations is the administrative and support services industry with an annual salary $36,070. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $35,400). For detailed ophthalmic medical technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$36,070
Employment Services
$35,940
Temporary Help Services
$35,400

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




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