Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in St Cloud, Minnesota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in St Cloud, Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in St Cloud is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in St Cloud, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,530
25th Percentile Wage
$30,870
50th Percentile Wage
$43,700
75th Percentile Wage
$57,360
90th Percentile Wage
$70,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in St Cloud, Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,530.

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
$43,700
29.98% 29.98%
2016
$30,600
-9.18% -
2015
$33,410
-1.29% -
2014
$33,840
9.57% -
2012
$30,600
- -

Table 3. Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in St Cloud with Other Minnesota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $43,700, St Cloud is the second highest paying city for ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Minnesota, following the highest paying city Rochester (median annual salary of $44,230). Compared with Rochester, the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in St Cloud is 1.2 percent (1.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$44,230
St Cloud
$43,700
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$43,700
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$37,800
Mankato-North Mankato
$32,210



See also: Top paying jobs in St Cloud, Minnesota.