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Pharmacists Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists amongst Arizona metropolitan 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 Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,130
25th Percentile Wage
$110,020
50th Percentile Wage
$122,460
75th Percentile Wage
$137,780
90th Percentile Wage
$156,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.45
25th Percentile Wage
$52.89
50th Percentile Wage
$58.88
75th Percentile Wage
$66.23
90th Percentile Wage
$75.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.39. The median hourly salary is $58.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.45.

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
2016122,460-1.23%-2.42%
2015123,970-0.81%-
2014124,970-1.19%-
2013126,4600.82%-
2012125,420--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Arizona ranges from $109,630 to $143,690. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Arizona is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $143,690. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Yuma (mean annual salary $139,140). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $109,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$143,690
Yuma
$139,140
Flagstaff
$134,310
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$133,440
Prescott
$128,020
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$123,100
Tucson
$116,120
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$109,630


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