The annual and hourly salary statistics of ophthalmic medical technicians in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of ophthalmic medical technicians in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$29,970|
|25th Percentile Wage||$33,860|
|50th Percentile Wage||$40,670|
|75th Percentile Wage||$45,630|
|90th Percentile Wage||$48,600|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ophthalmic medical technicians in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,970.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ophthalmic medical technicians from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,670 in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is in the middle of salary range for ophthalmic medical technicians in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of ophthalmic medical technicians in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is 8.5 percent (8.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Durham-Chapel Hill and 33.4 percent (33.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fayetteville.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Durham-Chapel Hill|| |
|Greensboro-High Point|| |
|Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Rocky Mount|| |