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Pharmacists Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,380
25th Percentile Wage
$104,740
50th Percentile Wage
$119,350
75th Percentile Wage
$136,030
90th Percentile Wage
$156,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.57
25th Percentile Wage
$50.36
50th Percentile Wage
$57.38
75th Percentile Wage
$65.40
90th Percentile Wage
$75.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.44. The median hourly salary is $57.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.57.

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
2016119,3501.18%2.71%
2015117,940-0.70%-
2014118,7700.28%-
2013118,4401.97%-
2012116,110--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of New York ranges from $114,140 to $138,330. The highest paying area for pharmacists in New York is Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $138,330. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $130,360). The lowest paying area is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $114,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$138,330
Ithaca
$130,360
Syracuse
$129,920
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$129,850
Utica-Rome
$129,250
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$129,110
Glens Falls
$127,800
Nassau-Suffolk
$126,310
Elmira
$126,240
Kingston
$125,960
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$125,810
Binghamton
$122,240
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$120,340
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$118,900
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$118,090
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$117,610
Rochester
$115,750
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$114,140


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