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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$149,690
75th Percentile Wage
$139,800
50th Percentile Wage
$124,970
25th Percentile Wage
$109,730
10th Percentile Wage
$94,720

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 $149,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $124,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $94,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$71.97
75th Percentile Wage
$67.20
50th Percentile Wage
$60.08
25th Percentile Wage
$52.76
10th Percentile Wage
$45.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $71.97. The median hourly salary is $60.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45.54.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $124,970 -1.18%
2013 $126,460 0.83%
2012 $125,420 3.38%
2011 $121,320 3.93%
2010 $116,730 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for pharmacists in state of Arizona from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 7.06%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.83%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.38% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 3.93% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Pharmacists Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Pharmacists
$124,970
Family and General Practitioners
$162,910
General Internists
$182,380
General Pediatricians
$141,870
Physician Assistants
$97,390
Podiatrists
$119,390
Occupational Therapists
$79,230

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Arizona Cities

Table 5 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 $113,130 to $139,410. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Arizona is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $139,410. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Prescott (mean annual salary $137,460). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $113,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$139,410
Prescott
$137,460
Yuma
$136,590
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$133,440
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$124,540
Tucson
$123,770
Flagstaff
$123,390
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$113,130

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