Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for ophthalmic medical technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians among Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,030
25th Percentile Wage
$26,560
50th Percentile Wage
$33,070
75th Percentile Wage
$39,530
90th Percentile Wage
$48,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.59
25th Percentile Wage
$12.77
50th Percentile Wage
$15.90
75th Percentile Wage
$19.01
90th Percentile Wage
$23.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.17. The median hourly salary is $15.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.59.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,0700.42%-0.30%
201532,930-3.52%-
201434,0901.20%-
201333,6801.51%-
201233,170--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Texas ranges from $25,170 to $35,390. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $35,390. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $34,790). The lowest paying area is Tyler with a median annual salary of $25,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$35,390
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$34,790
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$34,330
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,990
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$33,960
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,850
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$30,930
Abilene
$29,230
Corpus Christi
$27,030
Tyler
$25,170


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