Pharmacy technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Pharmacy technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $35,190
Alabama $27,487
Arkansas $25,385
Arizona $29,056
California $40,120
Colorado $36,090
Connecticut $33,590
District of Columbia $39,930
Delaware $31,730
Florida $29,548
Georgia $30,240
Guam $25,650
Hawaii $36,656
Iowa $27,354
Idaho $32,162
Illinois $26,773
Indiana $25,866
Kansas $28,339
Kentucky $24,784
Louisiana $31,470
Massachusetts $35,490
Maryland $31,930
Maine $30,220
Michigan $32,660
Minnesota $36,800
Missouri $30,100
Mississippi $30,100
Montana $34,630
North Carolina $30,819
North Dakota $39,520
Nebraska $32,550
New Hampshire $31,610
New Jersey $30,270
New Mexico $33,760
Nevada $36,470
New York $34,394
Ohio $29,310
Oklahoma $29,530
Oregon $41,160
Pennsylvania $25,089
Puerto Rico $19,310
Rhode Island $36,660
South Carolina $30,410
South Dakota $31,740
Tennessee $30,510
Texas $34,055
Utah $36,730
Virginia $30,940
Virgin Islands $30,670
Vermont $32,200
Washington $42,390
Wisconsin $32,650
West Virginia $27,320
Wyoming $37,360

How do pharmacy technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Pharmacy technicians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than opticians but more than veterinary assistants.

Career Median Salary
Optician salary $34K
Medical transcriptionist salary $32K
Dental assistant salary $32K
Phlebotomist salary $31K
Veterinary technologist salary $30K
Pharmacy technician salary $30K
Medical assistant salary $29K
Medical secretary salary $27K
Veterinary assistant salary $23K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)