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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,420
25th Percentile Wage
$23,330
50th Percentile Wage
$28,290
75th Percentile Wage
$34,700
90th Percentile Wage
$39,910

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 $39,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.82
25th Percentile Wage
$11.21
50th Percentile Wage
$13.60
75th Percentile Wage
$16.68
90th Percentile Wage
$19.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.19. The median hourly salary is $13.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.82.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,2900.85%5.37%
201528,0502.50%-
201427,3500.37%-
201327,2501.76%-
201226,770--

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 $23,880 to $30,750. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Missouri is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $30,750. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $30,580). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $23,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Joseph
$30,750
Kansas City
$30,580
St Louis
$29,960
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$29,000
Columbia
$28,870
Joplin
$28,310
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$27,100
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$26,990
Jefferson City
$26,580
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$26,430
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$24,950
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$24,150
Springfield
$23,880



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