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Pharmacists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$88,010
25th Percentile Wage
$110,040
50th Percentile Wage
$121,710
75th Percentile Wage
$134,110
90th Percentile Wage
$157,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $121,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $88,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$121,710
0.68% 2.62%
2016
$120,880
-0.72% -
2015
$121,750
0.70% -
2014
$120,900
1.96% -
2013
$118,530
0.01% -
2012
$118,520
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Alabama ranges from $111,970 to $140,200. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Alabama is Anniston-Oxford with a median annual salary of $140,200. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Gadsden (mean annual salary $133,720). The lowest paying area is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $111,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anniston-Oxford
$140,200
Gadsden
$133,720
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$131,940
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$131,780
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$128,880
Huntsville
$127,490
Decatur
$126,960
Dothan
$124,310
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$121,200
Mobile
$120,950
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$120,500
Montgomery
$119,970
Birmingham-Hoover
$118,960
Tuscaloosa
$118,410
Auburn-Opelika
$111,970




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