The salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare pharmacy technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) pharmacy technicians is $47,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pharmacy technicians is $21,330.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacy technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of pharmacy technicians in seven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for pharmacy technician occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $37,840. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $28,770). For detailed pharmacy technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Scientific Research and Development Services|| |
|Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences|| |
|Computer Systems Design and Related Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services|| |
|Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Veterinary Services|| |