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Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in Massachusetts

Want to work in Massachusetts as an Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician? Read this first!

-2% Jobs Projection
$34,930 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

While jobs for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in Massachusetts are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in Massachusetts is expected to decrease.

  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in Massachusetts earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 230 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians working in the state.

There were 300 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in MA Employment Trend

The typical state has 310 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians working in it, which means Massachusetts has fewer Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians than average.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 2.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.

Job Projections for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians job openings in Massachusetts, and 480 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,700 annual jobs and 32,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians ranged from $24,750 to $51,890 with $34,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.9 to $24.95. The median hourly rate was $16.79.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.83 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.04.

The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts Metros for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 220 $38,910
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 190 $33,790

Top States for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 3,040 $31,400
Florida 2,830 $29,980
New York 2,760 $33,970
California 2,230 $31,820
Illinois 1,430 $31,870
Washington 1,400 $39,020
Minnesota 1,280 $31,420
Ohio 1,240 $30,900
Pennsylvania 880 $33,050
Michigan 830 $33,870
Missouri 810 $30,040
Maryland 720 $41,670
Virginia 710 $32,530
Georgia 630 $29,560
Wisconsin 560 $29,680
Colorado 500 $36,780
Utah 470 $25,380
Tennessee 400 $31,320
Louisiana 400 $26,420
Oklahoma 330 $31,860

Below are the states where Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Hampshire $45,390
Maryland $41,670
Washington $39,020
Colorado $36,780
Vermont $36,310
Oregon $35,800
Indiana $35,320
New Jersey $35,070
Massachusetts $34,930
North Dakota $34,730

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