Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,020
25th Percentile Wage
$22,810
50th Percentile Wage
$27,870
75th Percentile Wage
$34,550
90th Percentile Wage
$39,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.63
25th Percentile Wage
$10.96
50th Percentile Wage
$13.40
75th Percentile Wage
$16.61
90th Percentile Wage
$19.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.16. The median hourly salary is $13.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.63.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,8702.15%4.49%
201527,2700.26%-
201427,2000.92%-
201326,9501.22%-
201226,620--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Georgia ranges from $23,310 to $33,160. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Georgia is Hinesville-Fort Stewart with a median annual salary of $33,160. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Brunswick (mean annual salary $30,490). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $23,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$33,160
Brunswick
$30,490
Rome
$29,920
Savannah
$29,830
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$29,760
Gainesville
$29,220
Columbus
$29,030
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,350
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$28,290
Athens-Clarke County
$27,900
Valdosta
$27,720
Warner Robins
$26,420
Dalton
$26,180
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$25,010
Albany
$24,740
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$24,320
Macon
$23,310



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