Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Florida

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,820
25th Percentile Wage
$25,420
50th Percentile Wage
$30,710
75th Percentile Wage
$36,450
90th Percentile Wage
$40,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$30,710
1.89% 9.48%
2016
$30,130
3.42% -
2015
$29,100
3.23% -
2014
$28,160
1.21% -
2013
$27,820
0.07% -
2012
$27,800
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Florida ranges from $25,880 to $33,580. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $33,580. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota (mean annual salary $33,200). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $25,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$33,580
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$33,200
Naples-Marco Island
$32,540
Port St Lucie
$32,130
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$31,890
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$31,790
Jacksonville
$31,590
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$31,230
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$30,990
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$30,860
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$30,820
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$30,570
Gainesville
$30,420
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$30,410
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$30,310
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$30,220
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$30,020
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$30,010
Tallahassee
$29,880
Punta Gorda
$29,400
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$29,070
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$29,020
Ocala
$28,650
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$27,640
Palm Coast
$26,340
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$25,880




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