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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,520
25th Percentile Wage
$30,250
50th Percentile Wage
$35,890
75th Percentile Wage
$42,430
90th Percentile Wage
$48,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,520.

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
$35,890
1.92% 12.29%
2016
$35,200
5.80% -
2015
$33,160
5.88% -
2014
$31,210
0.48% -
2013
$31,060
-1.35% -
2012
$31,480
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Minnesota ranges from $30,010 to $37,100. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $37,100. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $35,480). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $30,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$37,100
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$35,480
St Cloud
$33,880
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$32,620
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$32,020
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$31,260
Mankato-North Mankato
$30,010




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