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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of pharmacy technicians in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood 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 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,870
25th Percentile Wage
$29,690
50th Percentile Wage
$36,000
75th Percentile Wage
$39,640
90th Percentile Wage
$46,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $24,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.96
25th Percentile Wage
$14.28
50th Percentile Wage
$17.30
75th Percentile Wage
$19.05
90th Percentile Wage
$22.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.54. The median hourly salary is $17.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.96.

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
201636,0007.33%12.42%
201533,3608.15%-
201430,640-1.34%-
201331,050-1.55%-
201231,530--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $36,000, Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood is the highest paying city for pharmacy technicians in state of Texas, followed by Waco (median annual salary $35,950). In comparison, the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood is .1 percent (.1%) higher than that in Waco.

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 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas.