Pharmacists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of pharmacists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare pharmacists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Pharmacists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,280
25th Percentile Wage
$101,570
50th Percentile Wage
$116,870
75th Percentile Wage
$131,130
90th Percentile Wage
$154,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in the industry sector of educational 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) pharmacists is $154,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $116,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pharmacists is $81,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016116,8704.18%5.68%
2015111,9801.80%-
2014109,9600.02%-
2013109,940-0.26%-
2012110,230--

Compare Pharmacists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of pharmacists in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for pharmacists occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools industry with an annual salary $117,020. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $114,090). For detailed pharmacists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$117,020
Educational Services
$116,870
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$115,730
Educational Services - Privately owned
$114,390
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$114,100
Educational Services - State government owned
$114,090

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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