Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians amongst 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 Pharmacy Technicians in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,970
25th Percentile Wage
$27,110
50th Percentile Wage
$32,740
75th Percentile Wage
$38,210
90th Percentile Wage
$44,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.04
25th Percentile Wage
$13.04
50th Percentile Wage
$15.74
75th Percentile Wage
$18.37
90th Percentile Wage
$21.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.47. The median hourly salary is $15.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.04.

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
201632,7400.79%5.38%
201532,4802.65%-
201431,6200.28%-
201331,5301.74%-
201230,980--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Texas ranges from $28,220 to $36,000. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Texas is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $36,000. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Waco (mean annual salary $35,950). The lowest paying area is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,220.

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


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