Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Salem, Oregon

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Salem, Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of pharmacy technicians in Salem is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Salem, Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,430
25th Percentile Wage
$33,940
50th Percentile Wage
$38,660
75th Percentile Wage
$44,700
90th Percentile Wage
$48,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Salem, Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.15
25th Percentile Wage
$16.32
50th Percentile Wage
$18.59
75th Percentile Wage
$21.49
90th Percentile Wage
$23.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Salem, Oregon. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.49. The median hourly salary is $18.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.15.

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
201638,6604.66%10.35%
201536,8601.76%-
201436,2103.09%-
201335,0901.23%-
201234,660--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Salem with Other Oregon Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $38,660, Salem is the second highest paying city for pharmacy technicians in state of Oregon, following the highest paying city Medford (median annual salary of $38,730). Compared with Medford, the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Salem is .2 percent (.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Medford
$38,730
Salem
$38,660
Bend
$38,070
Corvallis
$37,040
Eugene-Springfield
$36,800
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$36,730
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$36,650
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$36,450
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$35,140

See also: Top paying jobs in Salem, Oregon.