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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of pharmacy technicians in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,350
25th Percentile Wage
$29,990
50th Percentile Wage
$35,640
75th Percentile Wage
$41,880
90th Percentile Wage
$48,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.19
25th Percentile Wage
$14.42
50th Percentile Wage
$17.13
75th Percentile Wage
$20.13
90th Percentile Wage
$23.10

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.10. The median hourly salary is $17.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.19.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacy technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,6403.45%5.27%
201534,4100.58%-
201434,2101.17%-
201333,8100.15%-
201233,760--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $35,640, Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is the highest paying city for pharmacy technicians in state of Colorado, followed by Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $35,360). In comparison, the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is .8 percent (.8%) higher than that in Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$35,640
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$35,360
Colorado Springs
$34,350
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$33,780
Boulder
$33,670
Fort Collins-Loveland
$33,360
Greeley
$32,460
Pueblo
$31,820
Grand Junction
$31,560
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$30,530
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$29,070

See also: Top paying jobs in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado.