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Considering a career as an Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician in New Jersey?

$35,070 Median Salary
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in New Jersey earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 220 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians working in the state.

There were 470 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in NJ Employment Trend

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

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians in NJ vs. the Average State

What do Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians ranged from $25,430 to $46,510 with $35,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.23 to $22.36. The median hourly rate was $16.86.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.45 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.41.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,790 $35,860
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 170 $33,750
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 40 $28,860

Top States for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Employment

View the list below to see 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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