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Pharmacy Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare pharmacy technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,510
25th Percentile Wage
$27,110
50th Percentile Wage
$32,950
75th Percentile Wage
$38,800
90th Percentile Wage
$47,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 $47,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pharmacy technicians is $22,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacy technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,950
4.83% 8.38%
2016
$31,360
1.66% -
2015
$30,840
2.01% -
2014
$30,220
1.79% -
2013
$29,680
-1.72% -
2012
$30,190
- -

Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of pharmacy technicians in six industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 office administrative services industry with an annual salary $34,910. The lowest paying industry is the telephone call centers industry (annual salary $31,050). For detailed pharmacy technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Office Administrative Services
$34,910
Business Support Services
$33,560
Administrative and Support Services
$32,950
Temporary Help Services
$32,580
Employment Services
$32,530
Telephone Call Centers
$31,050

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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