Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians amongst Maine metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,810
25th Percentile Wage
$25,330
50th Percentile Wage
$29,850
75th Percentile Wage
$36,230
90th Percentile Wage
$42,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $42,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,850
1.88% 5.66%
2016
$29,290
0.07% -
2015
$29,270
1.23% -
2014
$28,910
1.00% -
2013
$28,620
1.61% -
2012
$28,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Maine ranges from $25,480 to $31,180. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $31,180. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $29,880). The lowest paying area is Lewiston-Auburn with a median annual salary of $25,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$31,180
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$29,880
Bangor
$29,630
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$28,750
Lewiston-Auburn
$25,480




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