Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,550
25th Percentile Wage
$38,850
50th Percentile Wage
$46,030
75th Percentile Wage
$53,910
90th Percentile Wage
$61,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in the industry sector of educational 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 $61,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid ophthalmic medical technicians is $33,550.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,030
5.28% 12.47%
2016
$43,600
1.12% -
2015
$43,110
2.53% -
2014
$42,020
1.57% -
2013
$41,360
2.59% -
2012
$40,290
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Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of ophthalmic medical technicians in six industries in the educational 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 educational services - state government owned industry with an annual salary $47,640. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $45,040). For detailed ophthalmic medical technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - State government owned
$47,640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,640
Educational Services
$46,030
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$45,980
Educational Services - Privately owned
$45,100
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$45,040

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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