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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of pharmacy technicians in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington 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 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,180
25th Percentile Wage
$30,060
50th Percentile Wage
$36,660
75th Percentile Wage
$43,850
90th Percentile Wage
$49,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.11
25th Percentile Wage
$14.45
50th Percentile Wage
$17.63
75th Percentile Wage
$21.08
90th Percentile Wage
$23.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.71. The median hourly salary is $17.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.11.

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
201636,6607.80%13.34%
201533,8008.93%-
201430,7800.68%-
201330,570-3.93%-
201231,770--

Table 3. Compare Pharmacy Technician Salary in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $36,660, Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington is the highest paying city for pharmacy technicians in state of Wisconsin, followed by Madison (median annual salary $33,880). In comparison, the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington is 7.6 percent (7.6%) higher than that in Madison.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$36,660
Madison
$33,880
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$32,730
Fond du Lac
$32,210
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$31,600
Lake County-Kenosha County
$30,830
Duluth
$30,780
Oshkosh-Neenah
$30,480
Appleton
$30,150
Eau Claire
$30,080
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$29,880
Wausau
$29,840
Green Bay
$29,320
Janesville
$29,070
La Crosse
$28,810
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$28,730
Sheboygan
$28,640
Racine
$28,420
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$27,870
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$27,220

See also: Top paying jobs in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin.