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Pharmacists Salary Information in Worcester, Massachusetts

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in Worcester, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacists in Worcester is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacists in Worcester, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,170
25th Percentile Wage
$103,650
50th Percentile Wage
$117,640
75th Percentile Wage
$131,580
90th Percentile Wage
$152,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Worcester, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $81,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.02
25th Percentile Wage
$49.83
50th Percentile Wage
$56.56
75th Percentile Wage
$63.26
90th Percentile Wage
$73.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Worcester, Massachusetts. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.17. The median hourly salary is $56.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.02.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016117,640-1.74%7.08%
2015119,6906.73%-
2014111,6300.44%-
2013111,1401.65%-
2012109,310--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in Worcester with Other Massachusetts Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $117,640 in Worcester is in the middle of salary range for pharmacists in state of Massachusetts. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacists in Worcester is 10.5 percent (10.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Pittsfield and .9 percent (.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Boston-Cambridge-Quincy.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pittsfield
$131,410
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$128,730
Barnstable Town
$125,430
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$125,310
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$122,060
Framingham
$120,360
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$119,180
New Bedford
$118,640
Springfield
$118,220
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$117,830
Peabody
$117,750
Worcester
$117,640
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$116,530

See also: Top paying jobs in Worcester, Massachusetts.