Pharmacy Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,970
25th Percentile Wage
$31,090
50th Percentile Wage
$37,640
75th Percentile Wage
$45,520
90th Percentile Wage
$51,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians 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) pharmacy technicians is $51,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pharmacy technicians is $26,970.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,6401.25%5.84%
201537,1703.26%-
201435,9603.11%-
201334,840-1.72%-
201235,440--

Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of pharmacy technicians 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 pharmacy technician occupations is the educational services industry with an annual salary $37,640. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $36,000). For detailed pharmacy technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$37,640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$37,590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$36,940
Educational Services - Privately owned
$36,910
Educational Services - State government owned
$36,030
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$36,000

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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