Pharmacy technician earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level pharmacy technician earnings begin at:

$22.12 per hour

$46,010 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level pharmacy technician earnings begin at:

$18.03 per hour

$37,510 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level pharmacy technician earnings begin at:

$17.08 per hour

$35,520 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level pharmacy technician earnings begin at:

$14.01 per hour

$29,140 per year

10th percentile

Starting level pharmacy technician earnings begin at:

$13.52 per hour

$28,110 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Pharmacy technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $46,760
Washington $46,690
District of Columbia $46,550
Alaska $46,470
Oregon $46,190
North Dakota $45,410
Minnesota $39,900
Wyoming $37,510
Colorado $37,390
Utah $37,390
Arizona $37,240
Massachusetts $37,240
Nevada $37,190
Hawaii $36,920
Idaho $36,910
Texas $36,900
Montana $36,880
Maryland $36,840
New Hampshire $36,820
Rhode Island $36,820
New Jersey $36,810
Vermont $36,800
New York $36,790
New Mexico $36,690
South Dakota $36,680
Wisconsin $36,670
Connecticut $36,640
Nebraska $36,640
Illinois $36,630
Kansas $36,630
Virgin Islands, U.S. $36,630
Iowa $36,590
Michigan $36,590
Florida $36,550
Virginia $36,450
Indiana $36,360
South Carolina $36,330
Pennsylvania $36,290
Maine $36,140
North Carolina $35,930
Louisiana $35,870
Mississippi $35,640
Tennessee $35,520
Ohio $35,140
Georgia $35,000
Missouri $32,050
Oklahoma $30,610
Kentucky $30,140
Alabama $30,030
Delaware $30,020
Arkansas $29,650
Guam $29,300
West Virginia $29,280
Puerto Rico $22,240

How do pharmacy technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Pharmacy technicians earn about the same as related careers in Tennessee. On average, they make less than dental assistants but more than medical transcriptionists.

Career Median Salary
Dental assistant salary $38K
Medical appliance technician salary $32K
Endoscopy technician salary $30K
Medical assistant salary $36K
Phlebotomist salary $36K
Pharmacy technician salary $36K
Medical administrative assistant salary $35K
Veterinary technologist salary $31K
Psychiatric technician salary $30K
Medical transcriptionist salary $27K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)