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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,170
25th Percentile Wage
$109,180
50th Percentile Wage
$120,880
75th Percentile Wage
$134,300
90th Percentile Wage
$157,780

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 $157,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $85,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.95
25th Percentile Wage
$52.49
50th Percentile Wage
$58.12
75th Percentile Wage
$64.56
90th Percentile Wage
$75.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.86. The median hourly salary is $58.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016120,880-0.72%1.95%
2015121,7500.70%-
2014120,9001.96%-
2013118,5300.01%-
2012118,520--

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 $110,830 to $140,780. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Alabama is Anniston-Oxford with a median annual salary of $140,780. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $133,470). The lowest paying area is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $110,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anniston-Oxford
$140,780
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$133,470
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$131,550
Huntsville
$131,010
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$126,890
Gadsden
$126,650
Decatur
$124,750
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$122,330
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$122,240
Dothan
$120,840
Tuscaloosa
$120,260
Mobile
$118,590
Birmingham-Hoover
$118,570
Montgomery
$116,790
Auburn-Opelika
$110,830


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