Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,110
25th Percentile Wage
$27,230
50th Percentile Wage
$34,460
75th Percentile Wage
$40,950
90th Percentile Wage
$48,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,110.

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
$34,460
-1.51% -1.48%
2016
$34,980
1.46% -
2015
$34,470
-1.48% -
2014
$34,980
-5.83% -
2013
$37,020
5.54% -
2012
$34,970
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Michigan ranges from $28,690 to $40,800. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $40,800. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills (mean annual salary $36,800). The lowest paying area is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $28,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$40,800
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$36,800
Flint
$36,250
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$35,280
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$35,070
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$34,860
Niles-Benton Harbor
$34,120
Kalamazoo-Portage
$32,110
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$31,130
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$30,560
Lansing-East Lansing
$28,690




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