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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacists in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,900
25th Percentile Wage
$107,810
50th Percentile Wage
$122,210
75th Percentile Wage
$140,920
90th Percentile Wage
$159,620

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 $159,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $86,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$122,210
2.34% 4.99%
2016
$119,350
1.18% -
2015
$117,940
-0.70% -
2014
$118,770
0.28% -
2013
$118,440
1.97% -
2012
$116,110
- -

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 $138,380. The highest paying area for pharmacists in New York is Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $138,380. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Glens Falls (mean annual salary $133,920). 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
$138,380
Glens Falls
$133,920
Syracuse
$133,880
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$133,400
Utica-Rome
$132,740
Ithaca
$132,300
Kingston
$129,770
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$128,150
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$126,270
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$125,810
Elmira
$125,760
Nassau-Suffolk
$125,630
Binghamton
$121,570
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$121,300
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$119,670
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$116,340
Rochester
$115,380
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$114,140




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