Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians amongst 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 Pharmacy Technicians in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,180
25th Percentile Wage
$22,800
50th Percentile Wage
$27,140
75th Percentile Wage
$31,510
90th Percentile Wage
$37,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $37,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.69
25th Percentile Wage
$10.96
50th Percentile Wage
$13.05
75th Percentile Wage
$15.15
90th Percentile Wage
$18.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.20. The median hourly salary is $13.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.69.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,1402.03%8.95%
201526,5901.99%-
201426,0602.19%-
201325,4903.06%-
201224,710--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Alabama ranges from $23,230 to $29,560. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Alabama is Florence-Muscle Shoals with a median annual salary of $29,560. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Montgomery (mean annual salary $29,190). The lowest paying area is Anniston-Oxford with a median annual salary of $23,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$29,560
Montgomery
$29,190
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,310
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,980
Mobile
$27,580
Huntsville
$27,460
Gadsden
$27,210
Birmingham-Hoover
$26,940
Auburn-Opelika
$26,740
Tuscaloosa
$26,390
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$26,290
Dothan
$25,060
Decatur
$25,000
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$23,500
Anniston-Oxford
$23,230



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