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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
$22,040
25th Percentile Wage
$26,550
50th Percentile Wage
$31,360
75th Percentile Wage
$37,950
90th Percentile Wage
$46,170

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 $46,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pharmacy technicians is $22,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,3601.66%3.73%
201530,8402.01%-
201430,2201.79%-
201329,680-1.72%-
201230,190--

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 four 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 $31,490. The lowest paying industry is the business support services industry (annual salary $31,010). For detailed pharmacy technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Office Administrative Services
$31,490
Employment Services
$31,360
Administrative and Support Services
$31,350
Business Support Services
$31,010

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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