There are currently an estimated 44,500 ophthalmic medical technicians in the United States. The ophthalmic medical technician job market is expected to grow by 19.6% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are ophthalmic medical technicians?

What’s the supply of ophthalmic medical technicians?

The ophthalmic medical technician industry is concentrated in Texas, Florida, California

Ophthalmic Medical Technician job market by state

State Name Employed Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
Texas 5,230
Florida 3,290
California 3,280
New York 2,470
North Carolina 2,340
Ohio 1,910
Illinois 1,790
Michigan 1,660
Washington 1,610
Pennsylvania 1,560
Georgia 1,500
New Jersey 1,290
Colorado 1,210
Wisconsin 1,170
Maryland 1,170
Indiana 1,160
Missouri 1,150
Massachusetts 1,140
Connecticut 920
Minnesota 840
Tennessee 820
Oklahoma 690
Kansas 670
Alabama 610
Arizona 570
South Carolina 560
Iowa 550
Mississippi 470
Oregon 440
Nebraska 410
Louisiana 380
Utah 310
New Hampshire 300
Vermont 260
North Dakota 240
Idaho 230
Nevada 230
Arkansas 220
Maine 190
Delaware 190
West Virginia 190
Hawaii 180
Kentucky 180
Alaska 90
Montana 70
South Dakota 70
Rhode Island 60