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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of pharmacy technicians in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,010
25th Percentile Wage
$37,610
50th Percentile Wage
$44,280
75th Percentile Wage
$49,930
90th Percentile Wage
$57,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,010.

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
$44,280
1.26% 6.37%
2016
$43,720
2.42% -
2015
$42,660
2.65% -
2014
$41,530
-0.63% -
2013
$41,790
0.79% -
2012
$41,460
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $44,280, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the second highest paying city for pharmacy technicians in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Mount Vernon-Anacortes (median annual salary of $44,530). Compared with Mount Vernon-Anacortes, the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is .6 percent (.6%) lower.

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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.