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 among Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,500
25th Percentile Wage
$23,880
50th Percentile Wage
$29,450
75th Percentile Wage
$35,630
90th Percentile Wage
$39,640

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 $39,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.86
25th Percentile Wage
$11.48
50th Percentile Wage
$14.16
75th Percentile Wage
$17.13
90th Percentile Wage
$19.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.05. The median hourly salary is $14.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,450-0.98%7.10%
201529,7403.30%-
201428,7602.29%-
201328,1002.63%-
201227,360--

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 $23,840 to $33,140. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $33,140. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Muskegon-Norton Shores (mean annual salary $32,260). The lowest paying area is Flint with a median annual salary of $23,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$33,140
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$32,260
Jackson
$32,150
Kalamazoo-Portage
$30,670
Monroe
$30,630
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$30,430
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$30,130
Niles-Benton Harbor
$30,120
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$29,840
Holland-Grand Haven
$29,680
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$29,660
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$29,640
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$29,420
Lansing-East Lansing
$28,970
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$28,390
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$28,370
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$28,280
South Bend-Mishawaka
$26,280
Bay City
$26,080
Battle Creek
$24,270
Flint
$23,840


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