Ophthalmic Medical Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,440
25th Percentile Wage
$33,850
50th Percentile Wage
$39,580
75th Percentile Wage
$47,790
90th Percentile Wage
$57,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,440.

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
$39,580
-4.19% -0.58%
2016
$41,240
3.61% -
2015
$39,750
0.91% -
2014
$39,390
2.11% -
2013
$38,560
-3.24% -
2012
$39,810
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $34,740 to $53,390. The highest paying area for ophthalmic medical technicians in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $53,390. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Janesville (mean annual salary $48,970). The lowest paying area is Appleton with a median annual salary of $34,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$53,390
Janesville
$48,970
Duluth
$46,910
Madison
$44,940
Wausau
$43,660
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,500
Eau Claire
$40,260
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$38,790
Lake County-Kenosha County
$38,410
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$37,420
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$35,370
Appleton
$34,740




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