Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,120
25th Percentile Wage
$22,700
50th Percentile Wage
$27,580
75th Percentile Wage
$33,980
90th Percentile Wage
$38,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $38,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.67
25th Percentile Wage
$10.92
50th Percentile Wage
$13.26
75th Percentile Wage
$16.34
90th Percentile Wage
$18.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.73. The median hourly salary is $13.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.67.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacy technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,5800.36%3.05%
201527,4801.75%-
201427,000-0.63%-
201327,1701.58%-
201226,740--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Ohio ranges from $23,150 to $29,400. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $29,400. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $29,220). The lowest paying area is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$29,400
Columbus
$29,220
Akron
$29,210
Lima
$29,180
Dayton
$27,940
Sandusky
$27,500
Cincinnati-Middletown
$27,090
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$26,180
Toledo
$26,120
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$25,830
Canton-Massillon
$25,480
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$25,020
Mansfield
$24,430
Springfield
$23,930
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$23,150


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