Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,910
25th Percentile Wage
$26,510
50th Percentile Wage
$31,200
75th Percentile Wage
$39,410
90th Percentile Wage
$47,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,910.

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
$31,200
-3.53% 3.53%
2016
$32,300
-0.06% -
2015
$32,320
0.80% -
2014
$32,060
-2.56% -
2013
$32,880
8.45% -
2012
$30,100
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Missouri ranges from $26,680 to $35,360. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Missouri is Columbia with a median annual salary of $35,360. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $35,200). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $26,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$35,360
Kansas City
$35,200
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$30,050
Springfield
$29,900
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$28,580
St Louis
$28,560
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$26,680




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