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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,670
25th Percentile Wage
$25,670
50th Percentile Wage
$31,950
75th Percentile Wage
$38,840
90th Percentile Wage
$47,560

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 $47,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,670.

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
$31,950
-3.51% -3.82%
2016
$33,070
0.42% -
2015
$32,930
-3.52% -
2014
$34,090
1.20% -
2013
$33,680
1.51% -
2012
$33,170
- -

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 $25,380 to $36,770. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $36,770. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Longview (mean annual salary $35,600). The lowest paying area is Corpus Christi with a median annual salary of $25,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$36,770
Longview
$35,600
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$35,300
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,870
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$34,800
Waco
$33,930
Amarillo
$33,900
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$32,840
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$32,710
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$32,570
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$32,450
Fort Worth-Arlington
$32,230
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,110
Tyler
$31,300
San Angelo
$30,810
College Station-Bryan
$30,740
Wichita Falls
$30,470
Midland
$29,970
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,360
Abilene
$29,230
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$29,200
Victoria
$28,450
Texarkana-Texarkana
$27,850
Lubbock
$25,420
El Paso
$25,420
Corpus Christi
$25,380




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