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Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in Missouri

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$30,040 Median Salary
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 810 people working as Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 570 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in MO Employment Trend

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

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in MO vs. the Average State

What do Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians ranged from $22,520 to $50,270 with $30,040 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.83 to $24.17. The median hourly rate was $14.44.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.93 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.51.

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

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 620 $30,690
Kansas City, MO-KS 200 $27,940

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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