Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for ophthalmic medical technicians in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians among Kentucky cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,160
25th Percentile Wage
$29,500
50th Percentile Wage
$35,530
75th Percentile Wage
$41,400
90th Percentile Wage
$48,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,530
-0.93% 3.29%
2016
$35,860
0.67% -
2015
$35,620
0.34% -
2014
$35,500
-0.73% -
2013
$35,760
3.91% -
2012
$34,360
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $37,490 to $37,710. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Kentucky is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $37,710. The lowest paying area is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $37,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lexington-Fayette
$37,710
Louisville-Jefferson County
$37,490




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