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 among 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 Pharmacy Technicians in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,090
25th Percentile Wage
$22,940
50th Percentile Wage
$28,120
75th Percentile Wage
$35,130
90th Percentile Wage
$40,810

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 $40,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,090.

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
$28,120
0.89% 5.33%
2016
$27,870
2.15% -
2015
$27,270
0.26% -
2014
$27,200
0.92% -
2013
$26,950
1.22% -
2012
$26,620
- -

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 $23,930 to $36,620. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Georgia is Hinesville-Fort Stewart with a median annual salary of $36,620. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Brunswick (mean annual salary $31,420). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $23,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$36,620
Brunswick
$31,420
Rome
$31,410
Gainesville
$29,950
Dalton
$29,820
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$29,190
Savannah
$29,150
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,900
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$28,700
Columbus
$28,480
Valdosta
$28,290
Athens-Clarke County
$27,680
Warner Robins
$26,920
Albany
$26,450
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$25,800
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$24,240
Macon
$23,930




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