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Highest Paying Cities for Pharmacists

The top 100 highest paying cities for pharmacists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of pharmacists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $154,640, North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California is the highest paying city for pharmacists. It is followed by Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California (average annual salary $154,320). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of pharmacists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Pharmacists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$154,640
30
2 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$154,320
180
3 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$153,790
440
4 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$150,990
510
5 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$150,910
230
6 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$149,930
310
7 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$149,880
1,680
8 Yuba City, California
$149,510
90
9 Modesto, California
$148,800
310
10 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$148,630
1,760
11 Odessa, Texas
$148,290
50
12 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$148,280
260
13 Victoria, Texas
$147,860
100
14 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$147,460
1,490
15 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$147,440
40
16 El Centro, California
$147,210
70
17 Chico, California
$146,990
160
18 Laredo, Texas
$146,900
90
19 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$146,840
100
20 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$146,350
600
21 Visalia-Porterville, California
$146,290
250
22 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$146,130
140
23 Stockton, California
$146,040
450
24 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$146,040
110
25 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona
$146,000
120
26 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$145,550
60
27 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$145,550
4,010
28 San Rafael, USA
$145,370
140
29 Redding, California
$145,300
140
30 Salinas, California
$144,820
240
31 Racine, Wisconsin
$144,460
250
32 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$144,430
2,370
33 Yuma, Arizona
$144,420
110
34 Anchorage, Alaska
$144,100
290
35 Rochester, Minnesota
$143,690
610
36 Merced, California
$143,520
120
37 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$143,220
2,810
38 Fresno, California
$143,010
680
39 Fairbanks, Alaska
$142,980
60
40 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$142,810
350
41 Brunswick, Georgia
$142,480
110
42 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$142,410
200
43 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$141,790
120
44 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$141,520
110
45 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$141,450
3,910
46 Carson City, Nevada
$141,140
30
47 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$140,780
70
48 Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$140,680
40
49 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$140,560
150
50 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$140,470
130
51 Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$140,350
120
52 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$140,320
11,060
53 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$140,290
270
54 Anniston-Oxford, Alabama
$140,200
100
55 Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$140,150
360
56 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$140,050
30
57 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$139,740
220
58 Appleton, Wisconsin
$139,740
140
59 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$139,660
7,150
60 Napa, California
$139,150
110
61 Springfield, Missouri
$138,880
630
62 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$138,720
50
63 Longview, Texas
$138,650
140
64 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$138,440
90
65 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$138,380
280
66 Flagstaff, Arizona
$138,340
110
67 Morristown, Tennessee
$138,290
90
68 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$138,240
320
69 Jefferson City, Missouri
$138,220
230
70 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$138,140
430
71 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$138,140
100
72 Sierra Vista-Douglas, USA
$138,060
40
73 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$138,020
60
74 Pascagoula, Mississippi
$137,930
90
75 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$137,750
250
76 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$137,720
100
77 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$137,520
190
78 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$137,340
120
79 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$137,110
280
80 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$136,840
2,950
81 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$136,770
80
82 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$136,760
110
83 Midland, Texas
$136,530
140
84 Greenville, North Carolina
$136,500
210
85 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$136,480
180
86 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$136,400
500
87 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$135,900
2,500
88 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$135,790
10,390
89 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$135,680
80
90 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$135,650
640
91 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$135,560
120
92 Burlington, North Carolina
$135,550
130
93 Longview, Washington
$135,380
90
94 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$135,220
110
95 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$134,950
180
96 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$134,950
620
97 Lubbock, Texas
$134,930
340
98 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$134,660
120
99 St Joseph, Missouri
$134,340
110
100 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$134,330
3,980
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