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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 data 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$36,190
75th Percentile Wage
$31,040
50th Percentile Wage
$27,870
25th Percentile Wage
$24,530
10th Percentile Wage
$18,930

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 $36,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$17.39
75th Percentile Wage
$14.92
50th Percentile Wage
$13.40
25th Percentile Wage
$11.79
10th Percentile Wage
$9.10

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.39. The median hourly salary is $13.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.10.

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 $27,870 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 9.4 percent (9.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington and 13.5 percent (13.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Reading.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$30,760
Philadelphia
$30,450
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,070
Newark-Union
$29,930
State College
$29,810
Lancaster
$29,180
Lebanon
$29,100
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$28,960
Pittsburgh
$28,700
Williamsport
$28,650
York-Hanover
$28,490
Altoona
$28,350
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,870
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$27,730
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$27,650
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,350
Erie
$27,200
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$26,550
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,670
Johnstown
$25,540
Reading
$24,110

Table 4. Comparison of Pharmacy Technician Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, take note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of pharmacy technicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($27,870) is 3.0 percent (3.0%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($28,730) and 6.5 percent (6.5%) lower than that in the United States ($29,810).

Region Median annual Salary
USA
$29,810
Pennsylvania
$28,730
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,870

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