Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians amongst Michigan cities 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,160
25th Percentile Wage
$24,810
50th Percentile Wage
$30,690
75th Percentile Wage
$37,050
90th Percentile Wage
$44,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,160.

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
$30,690
4.04% 10.85%
2016
$29,450
-0.98% -
2015
$29,740
3.30% -
2014
$28,760
2.29% -
2013
$28,100
2.63% -
2012
$27,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Michigan ranges from $25,040 to $32,930. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $32,930. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Muskegon-Norton Shores (mean annual salary $32,480). The lowest paying area is Flint with a median annual salary of $25,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$32,930
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$32,480
Niles-Benton Harbor
$31,840
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$31,810
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$31,710
Monroe
$31,500
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$31,330
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$31,250
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$31,170
Jackson
$30,840
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$30,390
Kalamazoo-Portage
$30,310
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$30,200
Holland-Grand Haven
$29,680
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$29,450
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$28,280
Lansing-East Lansing
$28,140
Battle Creek
$27,680
South Bend-Mishawaka
$26,570
Bay City
$26,560
Flint
$25,040




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