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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of pharmacy technicians in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area 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 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,670
25th Percentile Wage
$31,030
50th Percentile Wage
$36,990
75th Percentile Wage
$45,780
90th Percentile Wage
$51,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,670.

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
$36,990
-2.87% 3.00%
2016
$38,050
6.20% -
2015
$35,690
-0.92% -
2014
$36,020
-1.89% -
2013
$36,700
2.23% -
2012
$35,880
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $36,990 in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for pharmacy technicians in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area is 16.9 percent (16.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Mount Vernon-Anacortes and 13.2 percent (13.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lewiston.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$44,530
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$44,280
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$43,820
Bremerton-Silverdale
$43,810
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$42,580
Longview
$42,240
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$42,210
Tacoma
$42,050
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$42,010
Bellingham
$41,710
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$41,290
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$40,430
Olympia
$40,250
Spokane
$39,410
Yakima
$37,850
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$36,990
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$33,570
Lewiston
$32,090



See also: Top paying jobs in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington.