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Pharmacists Salary Information in Rochester, Minnesota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in Rochester, Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of pharmacists in Rochester 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 Rochester, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$114,190
25th Percentile Wage
$131,510
50th Percentile Wage
$143,690
75th Percentile Wage
$155,350
90th Percentile Wage
$162,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Rochester, Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $162,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $143,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $114,190.

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
$143,690
9.08% 7.50%
2016
$130,640
0.34% -
2015
$130,200
-0.28% -
2014
$130,560
-4.29% -
2013
$136,160
2.38% -
2012
$132,920
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in Rochester with Other Minnesota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $143,690, Rochester is the second highest paying city for pharmacists in state of Minnesota, following the highest paying city Mankato-North Mankato (median annual salary of $146,040). Compared with Mankato-North Mankato, the median annual salary of pharmacists in Rochester is 1.6 percent (1.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mankato-North Mankato
$146,040
Rochester
$143,690
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$140,560
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$137,750
St Cloud
$127,600
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$126,180
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$125,840



See also: Top paying jobs in Rochester, Minnesota.