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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians among South Dakota 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 South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,690
25th Percentile Wage
$27,950
50th Percentile Wage
$31,690
75th Percentile Wage
$37,030
90th Percentile Wage
$41,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,690.

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
$31,690
3.94% 11.68%
2016
$30,440
2.07% -
2015
$29,810
3.52% -
2014
$28,760
1.01% -
2013
$28,470
1.69% -
2012
$27,990
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of South Dakota ranges from $27,120 to $34,600. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in South Dakota is Rapid City with a median annual salary of $34,600. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,460). The lowest paying area is Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rapid City
$34,600
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$33,460
Sioux Falls
$31,930
Sioux City
$30,430
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$30,340
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$27,120




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