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Pharmacist Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$37,000
$32,000
$37,000
$44,000
Pharmacist technicians in the United States make an average salary of $38,003 per year or $18.27 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $32,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $44,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Alaska, and New Hampshire provide the highest pharmacist technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$49,086
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Map of Pharmacist Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Pharmacist Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Pharmacist Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a pharmacist technician is roughly $38,003 per year, which boils down to $18.27 per hour. Interestingly enough, pharmacist technicians have the highest salaries in Portland, ME at about $50,239 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Portland, ME is $32,000. Additionally, pharmacist technicians make more than the average salary in Boston, MA, Rochester, NH, Philadelphia, PA, Fort Wayne, IN, and Baltimore, MD. On a more broad level, pharmacist technician salaries are highest in Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Alaska, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Vermont. On the contrary, Kansas, Florida, and Georgia offer the lowest pharmacist technician salaries.

City
Average Salary
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
$50,239
$50k
Rochester, NH
Rochester, NH
$48,862
$49k
Richmond, KY
Richmond, KY
$44,684
$45k

High Paying Pharmacist Technician Jobs

Average Pharmacist Technician Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a pharmacist technician, being employed by a company such as Health First or Randstad USA would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Adecco Staffing, USA and Spherion also report highly competitive salaries for pharmacist technicians.

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Pharmacist Technician Salary History

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    Pharmacist Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a pharmacist technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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