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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of pharmacy technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,910
25th Percentile Wage
$20,820
50th Percentile Wage
$24,960
75th Percentile Wage
$29,940
90th Percentile Wage
$35,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians 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 $35,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,910.

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
$24,960
-6.73% -5.17%
2016
$26,640
-6.49% -
2015
$28,370
1.76% -
2014
$27,870
2.62% -
2013
$27,140
3.28% -
2012
$26,250
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Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $24,960 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for pharmacy technicians in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 24.8 percent (24.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia and 2.5 percent (2.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Reading.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$33,190
Newark-Union
$31,760
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$31,250
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,070
Lebanon
$29,680
Erie
$28,600
Lancaster
$27,970
Johnstown
$27,930
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$27,810
Altoona
$27,770
Pittsburgh
$27,310
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$27,220
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,220
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$26,640
Williamsport
$26,590
State College
$26,230
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,960
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$24,950
York-Hanover
$24,800
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,460
Reading
$24,340



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