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Pharmacists Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 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 Pharmacists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$103,740
25th Percentile Wage
$110,430
50th Percentile Wage
$120,230
75th Percentile Wage
$130,110
90th Percentile Wage
$152,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $103,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49.88
25th Percentile Wage
$53.09
50th Percentile Wage
$57.80
75th Percentile Wage
$62.55
90th Percentile Wage
$73.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.54. The median hourly salary is $57.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49.88.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016120,2302.10%9.72%
2015117,7102.68%-
2014114,5503.95%-
2013110,0201.35%-
2012108,540--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $120,230 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for pharmacists in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 4.5 percent (4.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Williamsport and 16.6 percent (16.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Williamsport
$125,960
State College
$123,350
Reading
$123,240
Johnstown
$123,120
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$123,100
York-Hanover
$122,400
Altoona
$120,610
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$120,230
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$119,670
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$119,360
Lancaster
$119,140
Philadelphia
$119,040
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$118,960
Newark-Union
$117,540
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$117,050
Lebanon
$115,560
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$115,110
Pittsburgh
$113,980
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$112,520
Erie
$111,780
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$100,260

See also: Top paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.