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Pharmacists Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists among Florida 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,070
25th Percentile Wage
$109,300
50th Percentile Wage
$120,970
75th Percentile Wage
$133,800
90th Percentile Wage
$155,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $87,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$120,970
0.59% 5.85%
2016
$120,260
1.50% -
2015
$118,460
1.55% -
2014
$116,620
1.71% -
2013
$114,630
0.65% -
2012
$113,890
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Florida ranges from $113,620 to $125,200. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Florida is Lakeland-Winter Haven with a median annual salary of $125,200. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Sebastian-Vero Beach (mean annual salary $123,560). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $113,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$125,200
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$123,560
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$123,500
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$123,470
Naples-Marco Island
$123,090
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$123,090
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$122,910
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$122,690
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$122,350
Port St Lucie
$122,220
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$121,730
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$121,550
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$121,550
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$121,330
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$121,230
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$120,500
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$120,270
Punta Gorda
$119,890
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$118,520
Tallahassee
$118,380
Jacksonville
$118,040
Ocala
$116,460
Palm Coast
$116,280
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$116,170
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$115,870
Gainesville
$113,620




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