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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacy technicians in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,140
25th Percentile Wage
$26,810
50th Percentile Wage
$31,710
75th Percentile Wage
$37,170
90th Percentile Wage
$42,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $42,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,140.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.12
25th Percentile Wage
$12.89
50th Percentile Wage
$15.25
75th Percentile Wage
$17.87
90th Percentile Wage
$20.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.42. The median hourly salary is $15.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.12.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pharmacy technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,7101.73%4.23%
201531,160-0.61%-
201431,350-2.71%-
201332,2005.68%-
201230,370--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $31,710 in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for pharmacy technicians in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is 11.9 percent (11.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood and 11.0 percent (11.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$36,000
Waco
$35,950
Odessa
$34,710
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$34,600
Victoria
$34,570
Midland
$34,400
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,120
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$33,400
Amarillo
$33,340
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$32,600
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,560
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$32,520
San Angelo
$32,240
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$32,110
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$31,710
El Paso
$31,640
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,260
Brownsville-Harlingen
$31,240
Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,140
College Station-Bryan
$30,740
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$30,670
Abilene
$30,530
Corpus Christi
$30,500
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,460
Wichita Falls
$30,190
Texarkana-Texarkana
$30,160
Laredo
$29,780
Lubbock
$29,740
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,940
Tyler
$28,870
Longview
$28,710
Sherman-Denison
$28,520
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,220

See also: Top paying jobs in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas.