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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in New Mexico

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,740
25th Percentile Wage
$26,660
50th Percentile Wage
$31,870
75th Percentile Wage
$37,330
90th Percentile Wage
$42,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $42,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,740.

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
$31,870
1.19% 8.41%
2016
$31,490
2.54% -
2015
$30,690
1.69% -
2014
$30,170
-0.20% -
2013
$30,230
3.44% -
2012
$29,190
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of New Mexico ranges from $28,010 to $34,570. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in New Mexico is Farmington with a median annual salary of $34,570. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $34,290). The lowest paying area is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $28,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Farmington
$34,570
Santa Fe
$34,290
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$34,010
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$32,380
Albuquerque
$31,550
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$30,220
Las Cruces
$28,010




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