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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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$97,290
25th Percentile Wage
$111,340
50th Percentile Wage
$124,360
75th Percentile Wage
$143,110
90th Percentile Wage
$159,280

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 $159,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $124,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $97,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46.77
25th Percentile Wage
$53.53
50th Percentile Wage
$59.79
75th Percentile Wage
$68.80
90th Percentile Wage
$76.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.58. The median hourly salary is $59.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46.77.

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
2016124,3601.42%5.79%
2015122,5901.43%-
2014120,8401.62%-
2013118,8801.45%-
2012117,160--

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 $117,470 to $149,750. The highest paying area for pharmacists in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $149,750. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Laredo (mean annual salary $148,530). The lowest paying area is Abilene with a median annual salary of $117,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$149,750
Laredo
$148,530
Brownsville-Harlingen
$147,620
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$146,440
Victoria
$145,010
Longview
$144,680
Waco
$138,500
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$137,560
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$134,870
Midland
$133,660
Corpus Christi
$132,720
Lubbock
$131,440
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$131,410
College Station-Bryan
$129,890
Texarkana-Texarkana
$129,670
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$128,260
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$127,740
San Angelo
$127,350
Wichita Falls
$126,860
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$125,280
Fort Worth-Arlington
$124,400
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$123,210
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$123,070
Tyler
$122,980
El Paso
$122,960
Amarillo
$122,130
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$122,080
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$121,610
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$121,480
Sherman-Denison
$121,170
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$121,010
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$119,580
Abilene
$117,470


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