Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,860
25th Percentile Wage
$24,960
50th Percentile Wage
$31,210
75th Percentile Wage
$40,050
90th Percentile Wage
$48,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,860.

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
$31,210
3.81% 2.72%
2016
$30,020
-0.30% -
2015
$30,110
-2.19% -
2014
$30,770
-2.21% -
2013
$31,450
3.47% -
2012
$30,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of New York ranges from $24,660 to $34,270. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $34,270. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Central New York nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $32,420). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $24,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$34,270
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$32,420
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$32,070
Utica-Rome
$31,390
Nassau-Suffolk
$30,600
Syracuse
$30,430
Rochester
$29,790
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$29,070
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$29,060
Kingston
$28,990
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$28,770
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$28,250
Binghamton
$27,820
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$27,170
Glens Falls
$26,680
Elmira
$26,620
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$26,180
Ithaca
$24,660




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