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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,470
25th Percentile Wage
$24,970
50th Percentile Wage
$29,880
75th Percentile Wage
$36,990
90th Percentile Wage
$45,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,880. 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
$29,880
2.24% 7.10%
2016
$29,210
0.41% -
2015
$29,090
1.51% -
2014
$28,650
1.29% -
2013
$28,280
1.84% -
2012
$27,760
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Tennessee ranges from $26,250 to $33,790. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $33,790. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Jackson (mean annual salary $30,420). The lowest paying area is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$33,790
Jackson
$30,420
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,260
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,250
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,240
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$30,070
Chattanooga
$29,560
Johnson City
$29,440
Clarksville
$28,400
Cleveland
$27,830
Knoxville
$27,810
Morristown
$26,830
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$26,250




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