As of May 2014, the average Ophthalmic Medical Technicians brought home just shy of $35,230 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But earnings vary greatly by location, as employers must offer higher wages in certain areas of the country to attract qualified candidates. On average, the highest wages paid in Ophthalmic Medical Technicians were in Alaska, Hawaii, Minnesota, Washington & Massachusetts.
Salary: $24,350 – $50,540
Min. Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Job Outlook 2014-24: 10% (Faster than average)
Related Careers: Medical Equipment Repairers, Opticians, Dispensing, Optometrists & Orthotists and Prosthetists.
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Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data extracted on February 20, 2016