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Pharmacists Salary Information in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacists in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacists in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$77,160
25th Percentile Wage
$123,860
50th Percentile Wage
$136,840
75th Percentile Wage
$149,050
90th Percentile Wage
$163,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $136,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $77,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$136,840
3.49% 5.13%
2013
$132,070
1.70% -
2012
$129,820
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $136,840 in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine is in the middle of salary range for pharmacists in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacists in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine is 11.5 percent (11.5%) lower than that in the highest paying North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area and 9.9 percent (9.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$154,640
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$154,320
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$150,990
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$149,880
Yuba City
$149,510
Modesto
$148,800
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$148,630
Vallejo-Fairfield
$148,280
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$147,460
El Centro
$147,210
Chico
$146,990
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$146,840
Bakersfield-Delano
$146,350
Visalia-Porterville
$146,290
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$146,130
Stockton
$146,040
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$145,550
Redding
$145,300
Salinas
$144,820
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$144,430
Merced
$143,520
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$143,220
Fresno
$143,010
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$142,410
Madera-Chowchilla
$141,790
Hanford-Corcoran
$140,780
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$139,660
Napa
$139,150
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$137,520
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$136,840
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$135,900
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$135,790
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$135,220
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$123,290



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