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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in South Carolina

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,470
25th Percentile Wage
$25,140
50th Percentile Wage
$29,490
75th Percentile Wage
$35,560
90th Percentile Wage
$40,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,470.

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
$29,490
0.41% 6.24%
2016
$29,370
1.43% -
2015
$28,950
3.94% -
2014
$27,810
1.44% -
2013
$27,410
-0.88% -
2012
$27,650
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of South Carolina ranges from $24,800 to $31,710. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $31,710. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $31,300). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$31,710
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$31,300
Columbia
$30,540
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$30,090
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$29,800
Spartanburg
$29,260
Augusta-Richmond County
$29,110
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$28,550
Sumter
$28,140
Florence
$27,870
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,270
Anderson
$25,860
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$25,320
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$24,800




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