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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,840
25th Percentile Wage
$24,340
50th Percentile Wage
$28,710
75th Percentile Wage
$34,540
90th Percentile Wage
$39,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.02
25th Percentile Wage
$11.70
50th Percentile Wage
$13.80
75th Percentile Wage
$16.61
90th Percentile Wage
$18.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.95. The median hourly salary is $13.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.02.

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
201628,7103.69%10.59%
201527,6502.86%-
201426,8601.12%-
201326,5603.35%-
201225,670--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Mississippi ranges from $25,240 to $33,120. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $33,120. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $29,540). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$33,120
Jackson
$29,540
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$29,150
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$28,440
Pascagoula
$27,860
Hattiesburg
$27,570
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$26,400
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$25,240


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