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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$40,870
3.67% 7.81%
2013
$39,370
4.29% -
2012
$37,680
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta with Other California Cities

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
$51,310
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$47,230
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$45,540
Napa
$45,110
Vallejo-Fairfield
$43,050
Chico
$42,990
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$42,750
Salinas
$42,690
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$42,590
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$41,630
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$41,620
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$41,270
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$41,210
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$40,870
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$40,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$39,430
Redding
$38,900
Stockton
$38,790
Madera-Chowchilla
$38,490
Hanford-Corcoran
$38,390
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$38,030
Yuba City
$37,750
Visalia-Porterville
$37,630
El Centro
$37,390
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$36,870
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$36,830
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$36,610
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$36,600
Modesto
$36,440
Bakersfield-Delano
$35,900
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$35,640
Fresno
$34,740
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$34,450
Merced
$34,010



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