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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians among Pennsylvania cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,410
25th Percentile Wage
$23,190
50th Percentile Wage
$28,180
75th Percentile Wage
$35,040
90th Percentile Wage
$42,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $42,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,410.

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
$28,180
-0.07% 0.92%
2016
$28,200
-2.41% -
2015
$28,880
0.52% -
2014
$28,730
1.04% -
2013
$28,430
1.79% -
2012
$27,920
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $24,340 to $33,190. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $33,190. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $31,760). The lowest paying area is Reading with a median annual salary of $24,340.

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




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