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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of pharmacy technicians in Mount Vernon-Anacortes 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 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,650
25th Percentile Wage
$36,430
50th Percentile Wage
$42,820
75th Percentile Wage
$47,760
90th Percentile Wage
$50,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.22
25th Percentile Wage
$17.52
50th Percentile Wage
$20.58
75th Percentile Wage
$22.96
90th Percentile Wage
$24.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.47. The median hourly salary is $20.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.22.

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
201642,8201.28%8.73%
201542,2704.21%-
201440,490-0.20%-
201340,5703.67%-
201239,080--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Mount Vernon-Anacortes with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $42,820 in Mount Vernon-Anacortes is in the middle of salary range for pharmacy technicians in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Mount Vernon-Anacortes is 4.8 percent (4.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Bremerton-Silverdale and 28.7 percent (28.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central Washington nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$44,960
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$43,720
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$43,460
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$42,820
Tacoma
$42,270
Bellingham
$41,960
Spokane
$41,350
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$41,040
Longview
$40,290
Olympia
$39,690
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$39,260
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$39,160
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$38,820
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$38,340
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$38,050
Yakima
$35,870
Lewiston
$33,250
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$30,520

See also: Top paying jobs in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington.