The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of pharmacy technicians in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$31,170|
|25th Percentile Wage||$35,510|
|50th Percentile Wage||$40,870|
|75th Percentile Wage||$45,430|
|90th Percentile Wage||$48,170|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,170.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacy technicians from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,870 in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is in the middle of salary range for pharmacy technicians in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is 20.3 percent (20.3%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 16.8 percent (16.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Merced.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|Yuba City|| |
|El Centro|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |