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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacy Technicians in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,970
25th Percentile Wage
$28,920
50th Percentile Wage
$34,600
75th Percentile Wage
$39,110
90th Percentile Wage
$45,960

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 $45,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.53
25th Percentile Wage
$13.90
50th Percentile Wage
$16.63
75th Percentile Wage
$18.80
90th Percentile Wage
$22.10

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.10. The median hourly salary is $16.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.53.

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
201634,6001.16%6.85%
201534,2002.54%-
201433,3301.32%-
201332,8902.01%-
201232,230--

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 $34,600 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 3.9 percent (3.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood and 18.4 percent (18.4%) 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas.