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Pharmacists Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists amongst Texas 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 Pharmacists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$98,360
25th Percentile Wage
$112,610
50th Percentile Wage
$127,020
75th Percentile Wage
$146,560
90th Percentile Wage
$161,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $127,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $98,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$127,020
2.09% 7.76%
2016
$124,360
1.42% -
2015
$122,590
1.43% -
2014
$120,840
1.62% -
2013
$118,880
1.45% -
2012
$117,160
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of Texas ranges from $120,030 to $153,790. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Texas is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $153,790. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Brownsville-Harlingen (mean annual salary $150,910). The lowest paying area is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $120,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$153,790
Brownsville-Harlingen
$150,910
Odessa
$148,290
Victoria
$147,860
Laredo
$146,900
Longview
$138,650
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$138,140
Midland
$136,530
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$135,650
Lubbock
$134,930
Sherman-Denison
$134,660
Texarkana-Texarkana
$134,280
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$132,350
San Angelo
$132,270
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$131,750
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$131,690
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$131,380
Corpus Christi
$130,210
Wichita Falls
$129,210
El Paso
$128,580
College Station-Bryan
$127,970
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$127,910
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$126,960
Tyler
$126,390
Amarillo
$125,460
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$125,130
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$124,960
Fort Worth-Arlington
$124,660
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$123,890
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$123,770
Abilene
$120,800
Waco
$120,430
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$120,030




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