Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,850
25th Percentile Wage
$29,560
50th Percentile Wage
$35,420
75th Percentile Wage
$42,650
90th Percentile Wage
$49,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,850.

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
$35,420
-2.23% 3.70%
2016
$36,210
-1.66% -
2015
$36,810
2.12% -
2014
$36,030
-0.78% -
2013
$36,310
6.06% -
2012
$34,110
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Ohio ranges from $23,900 to $38,840. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Ohio is Cincinnati-Middletown with a median annual salary of $38,840. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $36,660). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cincinnati-Middletown
$38,840
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$36,660
Columbus
$36,390
Toledo
$36,290
Canton-Massillon
$33,840
Dayton
$31,810
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$31,660
Akron
$30,860
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$29,070
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$23,900




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