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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 amongst Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$91,670
25th Percentile Wage
$109,540
50th Percentile Wage
$120,260
75th Percentile Wage
$131,730
90th Percentile Wage
$152,720

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 $152,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $91,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44.07
25th Percentile Wage
$52.66
50th Percentile Wage
$57.82
75th Percentile Wage
$63.33
90th Percentile Wage
$73.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.42. The median hourly salary is $57.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016120,2601.50%5.30%
2015118,4601.55%-
2014116,6201.71%-
2013114,6300.65%-
2012113,890--

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 $112,480 to $124,790. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Florida is Punta Gorda with a median annual salary of $124,790. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $123,970). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $112,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Punta Gorda
$124,790
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$123,970
Port St Lucie
$123,690
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$123,540
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$123,190
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$123,180
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$122,390
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$122,140
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$121,660
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$121,250
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$121,140
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$120,960
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$120,780
Ocala
$120,520
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$120,220
Naples-Marco Island
$119,930
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$119,820
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$118,430
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$118,110
Jacksonville
$118,020
Tallahassee
$117,390
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$117,020
Palm Coast
$116,280
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$115,640
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$115,540
Gainesville
$112,480



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