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Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,100
25th Percentile Wage
$25,330
50th Percentile Wage
$30,580
75th Percentile Wage
$36,940
90th Percentile Wage
$43,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $43,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.14
25th Percentile Wage
$12.18
50th Percentile Wage
$14.70
75th Percentile Wage
$17.76
90th Percentile Wage
$20.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for pharmacy technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.80. The median hourly salary is $14.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.14.

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
201630,5802.03%7.91%
201529,9603.70%-
201428,8500.35%-
201328,7502.05%-
201228,160--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $27,220 to $36,660. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $36,660. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $33,880). The lowest paying area is West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,220.

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


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