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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,080
25th Percentile Wage
$22,780
50th Percentile Wage
$27,510
75th Percentile Wage
$33,330
90th Percentile Wage
$38,980

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 $38,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.65
25th Percentile Wage
$10.95
50th Percentile Wage
$13.23
75th Percentile Wage
$16.03
90th Percentile Wage
$18.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.73. The median hourly salary is $13.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.65.

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
201627,5101.78%9.16%
201527,0202.22%-
201426,4200.95%-
201326,1704.51%-
201224,990--

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 $25,090 to $28,980. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Arkansas is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $28,980. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (mean annual salary $28,270). The lowest paying area is Pine Bluff with a median annual salary of $25,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jonesboro
$28,980
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$28,270
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$27,510
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$27,300
Hot Springs
$26,590
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$26,090
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$25,350
Pine Bluff
$25,090


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