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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,540
25th Percentile Wage
$23,460
50th Percentile Wage
$28,750
75th Percentile Wage
$35,360
90th Percentile Wage
$40,110

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 $40,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,540.

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
$28,750
4.07% 6.99%
2016
$27,580
0.36% -
2015
$27,480
1.75% -
2014
$27,000
-0.63% -
2013
$27,170
1.58% -
2012
$26,740
- -

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 $24,610 to $31,120. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Ohio is Columbus with a median annual salary of $31,120. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $30,900). The lowest paying area is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$31,120
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$30,900
Akron
$29,230
Dayton
$29,010
Lima
$28,180
Cincinnati-Middletown
$27,870
Canton-Massillon
$27,690
Sandusky
$27,500
Toledo
$27,190
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$26,910
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$26,380
Springfield
$26,320
Mansfield
$25,900
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$25,100
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$24,610




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