The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in Lake Charles, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacists in Lake Charles is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$96,190|
|25th Percentile Wage||$114,860|
|50th Percentile Wage||$134,950|
|75th Percentile Wage||$151,740|
|90th Percentile Wage||$161,700|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $134,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $96,190.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $134,950, Lake Charles is the second highest paying city for pharmacists in state of Louisiana, following the highest paying city Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $139,740). Compared with Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of pharmacists in Lake Charles is 3.4 percent (3.4%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Lake Charles|| |
|Shreveport-Bossier City|| |
|Hammond nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Baton Rouge|| |
|New Iberia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux|| |
|New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner|| |