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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 among Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,280
25th Percentile Wage
$107,340
50th Percentile Wage
$118,900
75th Percentile Wage
$131,000
90th Percentile Wage
$153,330

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 $153,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $81,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.08
25th Percentile Wage
$51.61
50th Percentile Wage
$57.16
75th Percentile Wage
$62.98
90th Percentile Wage
$73.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.70. The median hourly salary is $57.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.08.

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
2016118,9000.50%3.69%
2015118,3000.41%-
2014117,8101.39%-
2013116,1701.43%-
2012114,510--

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 $109,200 to $132,090. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Georgia is Columbus with a median annual salary of $132,090. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Brunswick (mean annual salary $131,690). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $109,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$132,090
Brunswick
$131,690
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$126,520
Dalton
$122,820
Warner Robins
$121,680
Valdosta
$121,110
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$121,040
Gainesville
$119,460
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$119,260
Athens-Clarke County
$118,960
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$118,530
Albany
$117,270
Rome
$116,360
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$114,270
Savannah
$112,740
Macon
$109,200



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