Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,010
25th Percentile Wage
$29,970
50th Percentile Wage
$34,470
75th Percentile Wage
$38,470
90th Percentile Wage
$44,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,010.

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
$34,470
2.15% 9.46%
2016
$33,730
1.84% -
2015
$33,110
0.76% -
2014
$32,860
4.72% -
2013
$31,310
0.32% -
2012
$31,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Montana ranges from $33,020 to $35,720. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $35,720. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Missoula (mean annual salary $35,620). The lowest paying area is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$35,720
Missoula
$35,620
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$35,060
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$34,100
Great Falls
$33,810
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$33,730
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$33,020




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