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Pharmacists Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists amongst Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,980
25th Percentile Wage
$108,980
50th Percentile Wage
$121,240
75th Percentile Wage
$135,380
90th Percentile Wage
$155,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $121,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,980.

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
$121,240
1.93% 5.55%
2016
$118,900
0.50% -
2015
$118,300
0.41% -
2014
$117,810
1.39% -
2013
$116,170
1.43% -
2012
$114,510
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Georgia ranges from $102,470 to $142,480. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $142,480. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Columbus (mean annual salary $133,550). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $102,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$142,480
Columbus
$133,550
Dalton
$124,660
Gainesville
$123,810
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$123,360
Warner Robins
$123,310
Savannah
$122,480
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$121,270
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$121,120
Valdosta
$120,020
Albany
$119,860
Rome
$119,820
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$118,230
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$117,430
Athens-Clarke County
$115,340
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$115,110
Macon
$102,470




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