There are currently an estimated 127,800 ophthalmic medical technologists in the United States. The ophthalmic medical technologist job market is expected to grow by 19.6% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are ophthalmic medical technologists?

What’s the supply of ophthalmic medical technologists?

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

Ophthalmic Medical Technologist job market by state

State Name Employed Ophthalmic Medical Technologists
California 23,290
Florida 10,390
Texas 9,220
Illinois 6,390
North Carolina 5,410
Ohio 4,800
New York 4,780
Pennsylvania 4,770
Wisconsin 4,470
Georgia 3,690
Arizona 3,440
New Jersey 3,240
Michigan 2,950
Colorado 2,890
Washington 2,790
Louisiana 2,760
Missouri 2,580
Massachusetts 2,060
Indiana 2,010
Virginia 1,830
Maryland 1,750
Oregon 1,710
Kentucky 1,550
Nevada 1,400
Oklahoma 1,120
Minnesota 1,120
Iowa 1,110
Arkansas 990
Mississippi 870
Tennessee 800
Connecticut 780
Alabama 680
Kansas 620
Utah 610
West Virginia 570
South Carolina 560
District of Columbia 450
Maine 410
Rhode Island 400
New Mexico 390
Nebraska 370
Idaho 340
Montana 310
New Hampshire 300
Hawaii 270
Puerto Rico 240
North Dakota 240
Alaska 220
Delaware 220
South Dakota 160
Wyoming 50