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Pharmacists Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists amongst Pennsylvania metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacists in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,860
25th Percentile Wage
$105,760
50th Percentile Wage
$117,650
75th Percentile Wage
$129,460
90th Percentile Wage
$152,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $82,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.84
25th Percentile Wage
$50.85
50th Percentile Wage
$56.56
75th Percentile Wage
$62.24
90th Percentile Wage
$73.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.09. The median hourly salary is $56.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.84.

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
2016117,6501.82%7.19%
2015115,5101.87%-
2014113,3502.57%-
2013110,4401.13%-
2012109,190--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $100,260 to $125,960. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Pennsylvania is Williamsport with a median annual salary of $125,960. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is State College (mean annual salary $123,350). The lowest paying area is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $100,260.

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



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