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Pharmacists Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$89,060
25th Percentile Wage
$106,270
50th Percentile Wage
$117,400
75th Percentile Wage
$128,440
90th Percentile Wage
$148,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $148,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $89,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42.82
25th Percentile Wage
$51.09
50th Percentile Wage
$56.44
75th Percentile Wage
$61.75
90th Percentile Wage
$71.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $71.33. The median hourly salary is $56.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42.82.

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
2016117,4000.39%5.64%
2015116,9400.68%-
2014116,1502.35%-
2013113,4202.33%-
2012110,780--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of New Jersey ranges from $113,930 to $121,810. The highest paying area for pharmacists in New Jersey is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $121,810. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $120,840). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $113,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$121,810
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$120,840
Ocean City
$119,460
Camden
$119,030
Edison-New Brunswick
$117,970
Trenton-Ewing
$115,860
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$113,930


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