Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,970
25th Percentile Wage
$33,040
50th Percentile Wage
$38,920
75th Percentile Wage
$46,170
90th Percentile Wage
$51,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,970.

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
$38,920
1.54% -7.25%
2016
$38,320
0.89% -
2015
$37,980
-3.21% -
2014
$39,200
-7.42% -
2013
$42,110
0.88% -
2012
$41,740
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of New Jersey ranges from $32,500 to $40,440. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in New Jersey is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $40,440. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $40,090). The lowest paying area is Camden with a median annual salary of $32,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$40,440
Trenton-Ewing
$40,090
Wilmington
$37,990
Edison-New Brunswick
$37,620
Camden
$32,500




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