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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 amongst New York 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$150,970
75th Percentile Wage
$137,190
50th Percentile Wage
$118,770
25th Percentile Wage
$104,260
10th Percentile Wage
$85,200

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 $150,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $85,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$72.58
75th Percentile Wage
$65.95
50th Percentile Wage
$57.10
25th Percentile Wage
$50.13
10th Percentile Wage
$40.96

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 $72.58. The median hourly salary is $57.10. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.96.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $118,770 0.28%
2013 $118,440 2.01%
2012 $116,110 3.34%
2011 $112,360 2.39%
2010 $109,740 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for pharmacists in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.23%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.01%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.34% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 2.39% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Pharmacists Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Pharmacists
$118,770
Family and General Practitioners
$176,580
General Internists
$174,410
General Pediatricians
$158,890
Psychiatrists
$158,910
Other Physicians and Surgeons
$161,500
Physician Assistants
$99,590

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in New York Cities

Table 5 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 $109,990 to $134,010. The highest paying area for pharmacists in New York is Utica-Rome with a median annual salary of $134,010. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Central New York nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $132,730). The lowest paying area is East Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $109,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Utica-Rome
$134,010
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$132,730
Syracuse
$132,210
Glens Falls
$129,940
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$129,460
Elmira
$128,710
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$127,780
Kingston
$127,480
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$125,810
Ithaca
$124,110
Binghamton
$123,510
Nassau-Suffolk
$121,680
Rochester
$120,520
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$119,610
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$118,750
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$115,960
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$114,140
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$109,990

Pharmacists Salary by State

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