Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,270
25th Percentile Wage
$24,850
50th Percentile Wage
$29,340
75th Percentile Wage
$35,740
90th Percentile Wage
$41,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,270.

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
$29,340
3.58% 8.76%
2016
$28,290
0.85% -
2015
$28,050
2.50% -
2014
$27,350
0.37% -
2013
$27,250
1.76% -
2012
$26,770
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Missouri ranges from $25,400 to $30,760. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $30,760. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $30,080). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$30,760
Kansas City
$30,080
St Joseph
$29,340
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$29,170
Joplin
$29,040
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$28,680
Springfield
$28,350
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$28,320
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$27,990
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$27,730
Columbia
$27,400
Jefferson City
$26,990
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$25,400




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