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Highest Paying Cities for Pharmacy Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for pharmacy technicians (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 pharmacy technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $51,310, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for pharmacy technicians. It is followed by Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California (average annual salary $47,230). 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 pharmacy technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Pharmacy Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$51,310
1,410
2 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$47,230
460
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$45,540
3,820
4 Napa, California
$45,110
120
5 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$44,870
90
6 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$44,530
110
7 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$44,280
3,360
8 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$43,960
450
9 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$43,820
4,350
10 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$43,810
190
11 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$43,320
80
12 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$43,050
330
13 Chico, California
$42,990
250
14 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$42,750
2,190
15 Salinas, California
$42,690
290
16 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$42,590
330
17 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$42,580
130
18 Fairbanks, Alaska
$42,240
70
19 Longview, Washington
$42,240
130
20 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$42,210
150
21 Tacoma, Washington
$42,050
990
22 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$42,010
230
23 Bellingham, Washington
$41,710
190
24 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$41,630
280
25 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$41,620
130
26 San Rafael, USA
$41,510
220
27 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$41,290
120
28 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$41,270
2,060
29 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$41,210
320
30 Bismarck, North Dakota
$41,000
120
31 Walla Walla, USA
$40,900
60
32 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$40,870
420
33 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$40,780
30
34 Salem, Oregon
$40,720
420
35 Medford, Oregon
$40,550
210
36 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$40,430
2,580
37 Olympia, Washington
$40,250
300
38 Urban Honolulu, USA
$40,150
1,190
39 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$40,030
140
40 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$39,430
10,170
41 Spokane, Washington
$39,410
620
42 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$39,090
210
43 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$39,070
430
44 Albany, USA
$39,000
100
45 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$38,990
190
46 Redding, California
$38,900
200
47 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$38,900
100
48 Stockton, California
$38,790
760
49 Anchorage, Alaska
$38,720
470
50 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$38,590
100
51 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$38,560
80
52 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$38,490
210
53 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$38,460
90
54 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$38,390
150
55 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$38,340
60
56 Bend, Oregon
$38,320
210
57 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$38,110
120
58 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$38,030
13,680
59 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$38,030
2,100
60 Yakima, Washington
$37,850
250
61 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$37,830
140
62 Yuba City, California
$37,750
150
63 Corvallis, Oregon
$37,720
130
64 Visalia-Porterville, California
$37,630
390
65 Carson City, Nevada
$37,530
60
66 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$37,520
90
67 El Centro, California
$37,390
110
68 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$37,120
460
69 Rochester, Minnesota
$37,100
530
70 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$37,050
190
71 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$36,990
140
72 Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$36,980
50
73 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$36,920
3,050
74 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$36,870
3,640
75 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$36,860
70
76 Grand Forks, North Dakota
$36,850
100
77 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$36,850
310
78 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$36,830
2,950
79 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$36,690
5,600
80 Salt Lake City, Utah
$36,640
1,860
81 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, Georgia
$36,620
50
82 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$36,610
11,760
83 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$36,600
3,730
84 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$36,560
90
85 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$36,530
440
86 Modesto, California
$36,440
540
87 New Haven, Connecticut
$36,130
630
88 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$36,130
140
89 Flagstaff, Arizona
$36,030
160
90 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$35,900
950
91 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$35,870
430
92 Fargo, North Dakota
$35,850
360
93 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$35,840
740
94 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$35,840
140
95 Casper, Wyoming
$35,790
90
96 North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$35,740
130
97 Tucson, Arizona
$35,730
1,560
98 Billings, Montana
$35,720
210
99 Honolulu, Hawaii
$35,710
1,190
100 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$35,670
2,850
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