Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for ophthalmic medical technicians in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians amongst Louisiana areas 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,960
25th Percentile Wage
$31,750
50th Percentile Wage
$36,950
75th Percentile Wage
$44,370
90th Percentile Wage
$51,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,960.

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
$36,950
3.46% 24.49%
2016
$35,670
1.65% -
2015
$35,080
0.40% -
2014
$34,940
7.73% -
2013
$32,240
13.46% -
2012
$27,900
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Louisiana ranges from $23,870 to $40,030. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $40,030. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (mean annual salary $36,970). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $23,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$40,030
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$36,970
Alexandria
$35,530
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$33,790
Lafayette
$23,870




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