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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 information of pharmacists in Worcester 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 Worcester, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,110
25th Percentile Wage
$101,180
50th Percentile Wage
$117,460
75th Percentile Wage
$132,030
90th Percentile Wage
$154,420

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 $154,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,110.

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
$117,460
-0.15% 6.94%
2016
$117,640
-1.74% -
2015
$119,690
6.73% -
2014
$111,630
0.44% -
2013
$111,140
1.65% -
2012
$109,310
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $117,460, Worcester is the lowest paying city for pharmacists in state of Massachusetts, following city of Taunton-Norton-Raynham (median annual salary of $135,680). Compared with the highest paying city Taunton-Norton-Raynham, the median annual salary of pharmacists in Worcester is 13.4 percent (13.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$135,680
Pittsfield
$133,040
Barnstable Town
$130,980
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$128,640
Springfield
$127,720
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$126,090
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$123,030
Framingham
$121,970
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$121,890
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$119,190
Peabody
$119,020
New Bedford
$118,820
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$117,920
Worcester
$117,460



See also: Top paying jobs in Worcester, Massachusetts.