Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,580
25th Percentile Wage
$26,040
50th Percentile Wage
$32,730
75th Percentile Wage
$38,470
90th Percentile Wage
$44,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,580.

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
$32,730
-6.94% 3.97%
2016
$35,000
3.20% -
2015
$33,880
-2.63% -
2014
$34,770
8.17% -
2013
$31,930
1.57% -
2012
$31,430
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Mississippi ranges from $23,610 to $37,040. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $37,040. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $35,590). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$37,040
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$35,590
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$33,200
Gulfport-Biloxi
$32,420
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$32,390
Hattiesburg
$28,010
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$23,610




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