Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Arkansas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,730
25th Percentile Wage
$23,530
50th Percentile Wage
$28,330
75th Percentile Wage
$34,500
90th Percentile Wage
$39,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,330
2.89% 11.79%
2016
$27,510
1.78% -
2015
$27,020
2.22% -
2014
$26,420
0.95% -
2013
$26,170
4.51% -
2012
$24,990
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Arkansas ranges from $24,090 to $30,200. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Arkansas is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,200. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Jonesboro (mean annual salary $29,400). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$30,200
Jonesboro
$29,400
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$29,030
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$28,580
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$27,320
Pine Bluff
$26,970
Hot Springs
$26,580
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$24,090




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