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Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of ophthalmic medical technicians in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 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 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,360
25th Percentile Wage
$26,960
50th Percentile Wage
$32,800
75th Percentile Wage
$36,310
90th Percentile Wage
$38,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $38,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,360.

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
$32,800
1.43% 9.45%
2016
$32,330
3.43% -
2015
$31,220
-1.22% -
2014
$31,600
3.01% -
2013
$30,650
3.10% -
2012
$29,700
- -

Table 3. Compare Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $32,800 in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for ophthalmic medical technicians in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is 26.2 percent (26.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Durham-Chapel Hill and 17.4 percent (17.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fayetteville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$44,430
Winston-Salem
$40,740
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$40,670
Wilmington
$36,880
Raleigh-Cary
$35,420
Jacksonville
$34,820
Greensboro-High Point
$34,380
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,950
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,810
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,800
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,310
Rocky Mount
$30,900
Asheville
$30,080
Greenville
$29,200
Burlington
$29,040
Fayetteville
$27,100



See also: Top paying jobs in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina.