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Pharmacists Salary Information in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacists in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$134,950
12.27% 18.98%
2016
$118,390
-1.01% -
2015
$119,580
4.20% -
2014
$114,560
0.74% -
2013
$113,710
3.85% -
2012
$109,330
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in Lake Charles with Other Louisiana Cities

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
$139,740
Lake Charles
$134,950
Shreveport-Bossier City
$124,580
Alexandria
$120,220
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$117,470
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$117,420
Baton Rouge
$115,840
Lafayette
$115,010
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$114,440
Monroe
$114,380
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$112,570
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$109,160



See also: Top paying jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana.