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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacy technicians in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,150
25th Percentile Wage
$28,800
50th Percentile Wage
$34,440
75th Percentile Wage
$39,530
90th Percentile Wage
$47,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,150.

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
$34,440
-0.46% 6.42%
2016
$34,600
1.16% -
2015
$34,200
2.54% -
2014
$33,330
1.32% -
2013
$32,890
2.01% -
2012
$32,230
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $34,440 in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is in the middle of salary range for pharmacy technicians in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 7.2 percent (7.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood and 15.0 percent (15.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Laredo.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$37,120
Waco
$35,450
Midland
$35,210
Odessa
$34,610
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$34,530
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$34,440
Victoria
$34,330
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,840
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$33,050
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$32,750
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$32,610
San Angelo
$32,530
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$32,310
College Station-Bryan
$32,280
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,120
Amarillo
$32,110
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,950
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,810
Texarkana-Texarkana
$31,810
Corpus Christi
$31,510
Abilene
$31,190
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,170
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,130
Brownsville-Harlingen
$31,090
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,010
Longview
$30,860
Tyler
$30,840
Lubbock
$30,810
El Paso
$30,710
Wichita Falls
$30,190
Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,150
Sherman-Denison
$29,280
Laredo
$29,260



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