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Pharmacists Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists amongst Missouri 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 Pharmacists in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$102,920
25th Percentile Wage
$111,400
50th Percentile Wage
$122,520
75th Percentile Wage
$135,990
90th Percentile Wage
$155,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $102,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49.48
25th Percentile Wage
$53.56
50th Percentile Wage
$58.90
75th Percentile Wage
$65.38
90th Percentile Wage
$74.87

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.87. The median hourly salary is $58.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49.48.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016122,520-0.37%2.41%
2015122,970-0.96%-
2014124,150-0.17%-
2013124,3603.85%-
2012119,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Missouri ranges from $119,510 to $136,200. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Missouri is Cape Girardeau-Jackson with a median annual salary of $136,200. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Jefferson City (mean annual salary $133,570). The lowest paying area is St Louis with a median annual salary of $119,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$136,200
Jefferson City
$133,570
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$129,830
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$129,590
Springfield
$128,930
Joplin
$127,370
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$126,660
St Joseph
$126,230
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$124,160
Columbia
$123,860
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$122,260
Kansas City
$120,460
St Louis
$119,510



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