According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
the median annual wages of wage and salary ophthalmic laboratory
technicians is $27,210. The middle 50 percent earned between $21,580 and
$34,810. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $18,080, and the highest
10 percent earned more than $42,890.
Median annual wages were $25,250 in
medical equipment and supplies manufacturing and $25,580 in health and
personal care stores, the two industries that employ the most ophthalmic
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.