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Pharmacists Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacists in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,280
25th Percentile Wage
$69,630
50th Percentile Wage
$90,990
75th Percentile Wage
$106,820
90th Percentile Wage
$122,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.85
25th Percentile Wage
$33.47
50th Percentile Wage
$43.75
75th Percentile Wage
$51.36
90th Percentile Wage
$59.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.03. The median hourly salary is $43.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.85.

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
201690,9903.82%13.97%
201587,5100.86%-
201486,7606.88%-
201380,7903.11%-
201278,280--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $83,140 to $96,980. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Puerto Rico is Mayaguez with a median annual salary of $96,980. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Ponce (mean annual salary $94,820). The lowest paying area is Fajardo with a median annual salary of $83,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mayaguez
$96,980
Ponce
$94,820
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$91,650
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$88,990
Fajardo
$83,140


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