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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians 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 Pharmacy Technicians in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,400
25th Percentile Wage
$24,790
50th Percentile Wage
$30,380
75th Percentile Wage
$37,810
90th Percentile Wage
$45,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.29
25th Percentile Wage
$11.92
50th Percentile Wage
$14.61
75th Percentile Wage
$18.18
90th Percentile Wage
$22.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.03. The median hourly salary is $14.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.29.

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
201630,3800.00%0.56%
201530,380-0.23%-
201430,450-1.58%-
201330,9302.33%-
201230,210--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of New Jersey ranges from $25,000 to $34,420. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in New Jersey is Ocean City with a median annual salary of $34,420. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $34,040). The lowest paying area is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $25,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ocean City
$34,420
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$34,040
Wilmington
$32,140
Edison-New Brunswick
$31,170
Camden
$28,020
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$25,430
Trenton-Ewing
$25,000



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