Pharmacy Technologists

Median Salary: $28,400   |  

Taking home a median yearly salary of $28,400 nationally in 2010, pharmacy technologists are a vital part of prosperous economies across the U.S.. That annual pay works out to an hourly rate of $13.70. Place can play a big role in how much you make, but it's nothing compared to how much salaries change because of education and experience, which means proper training is positively essential.

In 2010, a projected 333,500 persons nationwide were employed as pharmacy technologists, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Frequently pharmacy technologists are described as being conventional, realistic, and social. Even if you've got all of the right characteristics, solid training is vital if you want to move up in this field.

Pharmacy technologists are regularly skilled in:

  • Oral Expression
  • Information Ordering
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Written Comprehension
  • Selective Attention

Successful pharmacy technologists usually exhibit characteristics like:

  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Persistence

It's valuable for pharmacy technologists to be familiar with subjects like:

  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine and Dentistry

Getting the right training is essential for success as a pharmacy technologist. You need to prepared when you're asked to begin interacting with computers, performing for or working directly with the public, or making decisions and solving problems, all typical daily tasks. Keep reading for more info on pharmacy technologists, including salaries and job density for areas all over the U.S..

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anniston 150 $23,500 $11.30 $27,800 $13.40 28.7%
Auburn 140 $25,900 $12.50 $29,300 $14.10 12.5%
Birmingham 1,690 $23,700 $11.40 $29,600 $14.20 35.3%
Decatur 180 $25,100 $12.10 $28,600 $13.70 29.1%
Dothan 190 $24,600 $11.80 $30,100 $14.50 32.1%
Florence 220 $26,400 $12.70 $40,600 $19.50 66.5%
Gadsden 170 $22,400 $10.80 $27,100 $13.00 86.7%
Huntsville 410 $26,700 $12.90 $31,200 $15.00 -23.2%
Mobile 490 $24,000 $11.60 $27,800 $13.40 10.8%
Montgomery 600 $25,600 $12.30 $30,300 $14.60 44.1%
Tuscaloosa 230 $27,100 $13.10 $32,400 $15.60 -3.4%
Alaska
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Anchorage 410 $39,400 $18.90 $45,800 $22.00 -5.7%
Fairbanks 90 $39,900 $19.20 $46,000 $22.10 -5.9%
Arizona
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Flagstaff 120 $33,200 $15.90 $36,900 $17.70 -16.3%
Lake Havasu City 180 $27,200 $13.10 $30,400 $14.60 54.2%
Phoenix 4,480 $30,500 $14.70 $35,700 $17.20 1.4%
Prescott 190 $29,600 $14.20 $35,100 $16.90 36.5%
Tucson 1,480 $30,700 $14.80 $35,400 $17.00 62.3%
Yuma 130 $29,200 $14.00 $33,500 $16.10 -8%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Fayetteville 430 $24,600 $11.80 $29,700 $14.30 -15.6%
Fort Smith 280 $23,300 $11.20 $26,900 $12.90 -7.2%
Hot Springs 140 $23,000 $11.10 $26,500 $12.70 44%
Jonesboro 190 $25,300 $12.10 $29,100 $14.00 57.7%
Little Rock 1,030 $23,100 $11.10 $28,400 $13.60 20%
Pine Bluff 90 $24,700 $11.90 $28,900 $13.90 4.5%
California
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Bakersfield 740 $34,700 $16.70 $40,600 $19.50 12.2%
Chico 300 $37,500 $18.00 $42,900 $20.60 68.3%
El Centro 90 $34,100 $16.40 $38,400 $18.50 -30.5%
Fresno 870 $34,200 $16.40 $38,800 $18.70 6.3%
Hanford 120 $36,300 $17.50 $40,100 $19.30 23.8%
Los Angeles (Area) 9,580 $36,100 $17.40 $42,800 $20.60 -29.7%
Madera 170 $36,300 $17.50 $40,700 $19.60 72.8%
Merced 100 $38,400 $18.40 $44,100 $21.20 -33.7%
Modesto 490 $37,600 $18.10 $42,100 $20.30 23.7%
Napa 70 $36,400 $17.50 $42,000 $20.20 -57.4%
Oakland 1,980 $41,100 $19.80 $45,600 $21.90 -20.5%
Oxnard 500 $34,900 $16.80 $38,400 $18.40 -32.9%
Redding 200 $35,600 $17.10 $42,500 $20.40 30.6%
Riverside 3,190 $35,700 $17.20 $41,100 $19.70 6.4%
Sacramento 1,730 $37,600 $18.10 $43,700 $21.00 -19.9%
Salinas 330 $39,800 $19.20 $46,000 $22.10 -18.9%
San Diego 2,610 $37,200 $17.90 $43,200 $20.80 -19.7%
San Francisco (Area) 3,590 $40,400 $19.40 $46,100 $22.20 -27.9%
San Francisco (City) 1,610 $39,000 $18.70 $47,200 $22.70 -35.4%
San Jose 1,350 $40,500 $19.50 $49,600 $23.80 -39.9%
San Luis Obispo 220 $38,400 $18.50 $44,100 $21.20 -15.2%
Santa Barbara 390 $38,200 $18.40 $44,800 $21.50 -8.8%
Santa Cruz 270 $38,800 $18.70 $45,300 $21.80 25.8%
Santa Rosa 320 $38,000 $18.30 $44,000 $21.10 -28.7%
Stockton 670 $36,700 $17.60 $41,200 $19.80 28.4%
Vallejo 330 $37,500 $18.00 $44,700 $21.50 7.9%
Visalia 250 $35,400 $17.00 $40,700 $19.60 -26%
Yuba City 110 $35,700 $17.20 $40,000 $19.20 10%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
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Job Density
Boulder 400 $30,800 $14.80 $36,400 $17.50 0.8%
Colorado Springs 710 $29,600 $14.20 $34,600 $16.60 12.3%
Denver 2,220 $31,900 $15.30 $37,000 $17.80 -28.5%
Fort Collins 270 $29,100 $14.00 $32,600 $15.70 -17.2%
Grand Junction 150 $30,400 $14.60 $35,300 $17.00 -0.6%
Greeley 120 $30,000 $14.40 $35,400 $17.00 -41%
Pueblo 190 $30,000 $14.40 $34,100 $16.40 33.3%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Bridgeport 790 $29,300 $14.10 $36,900 $17.80 -35.4%
Hartford 1,140 $30,400 $14.60 $36,200 $17.40 -20.8%
New Haven 870 $31,300 $15.00 $39,900 $19.20 -3.2%
Norwich 270 $28,400 $13.70 $33,000 $15.90 -20.7%
Delaware
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Dover 160 $26,900 $12.90 $30,600 $14.70 6%
District of Columbia
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Washington (Area) 4,830 $29,900 $14.40 $37,000 $17.80 -35.3%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Cape Coral 460 $30,900 $14.80 $36,500 $17.60 -10.1%
Deltona 440 $24,800 $11.90 $29,800 $14.30 12.5%
Gainesville 470 $27,800 $13.40 $33,000 $15.90 49.6%
Jacksonville 1,320 $28,200 $13.60 $32,000 $15.40 -11.4%
Lakeland 520 $24,800 $11.90 $29,900 $14.40 4.7%
Miami (Area) 5,610 $28,400 $13.70 $32,700 $15.70 -0.3%
Naples 340 $29,400 $14.20 $32,100 $15.40 19.1%
Ocala 290 $24,100 $11.60 $28,600 $13.70 24%
Orlando 3,010 $26,300 $12.70 $31,300 $15.00 19.6%
Palm Bay 470 $27,300 $13.10 $30,400 $14.60 -6.2%
Palm Coast 50 $28,400 $13.70 $31,400 $15.10 14.8%
Panama City 180 $27,500 $13.20 $30,900 $14.90 1.1%
Pensacola 370 $26,900 $12.90 $30,600 $14.70 -5%
Port St. Lucie 390 $27,700 $13.30 $32,400 $15.60 25.6%
Punta Gorda 130 $25,500 $12.30 $30,500 $14.70 30.4%
Sebastian 140 $26,100 $12.50 $29,200 $14.10 20.7%
Tallahassee 420 $27,900 $13.40 $31,800 $15.30 1.2%
Tampa 3,690 $27,000 $13.00 $32,300 $15.60 28.8%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 200 $23,900 $11.50 $28,600 $13.70 31%
Athens 170 $25,000 $12.00 $29,400 $14.10 -15.2%
Atlanta 4,770 $28,100 $13.50 $34,200 $16.40 -17.5%
Augusta 750 $27,500 $13.20 $32,700 $15.70 40.7%
Brunswick 80 $28,000 $13.40 $31,200 $15.00 -17.9%
Columbus 370 $26,800 $12.90 $31,300 $15.10 26.9%
Dalton 120 $27,500 $13.20 $32,000 $15.40 -29.7%
Gainesville 220 $27,300 $13.10 $30,700 $14.70 21.5%
Macon 250 $23,900 $11.50 $28,800 $13.90 7.4%
Rome 130 $23,200 $11.20 $28,700 $13.80 38%
Savannah 360 $25,800 $12.40 $30,000 $14.40 -5.9%
Valdosta 170 $25,500 $12.30 $30,000 $14.40 30.5%
Warner Robins 110 $25,200 $12.10 $29,200 $14.00 -27.6%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
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Honolulu 710 $35,700 $17.20 $40,500 $19.50 -35.4%
Idaho
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boise City 610 $30,200 $14.50 $35,500 $17.10 -8.6%
Coeur d'Alene 190 $33,800 $16.30 $37,500 $18.00 36.9%
Idaho Falls 130 $28,300 $13.60 $33,900 $16.30 6.1%
Lewiston 60 $27,700 $13.30 $34,100 $16.40 -7%
Pocatello 100 $25,600 $12.30 $30,100 $14.50 13.5%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bloomington 210 $26,900 $12.90 $32,900 $15.80 -5.8%
Champaign 310 $28,800 $13.80 $36,200 $17.40 19.6%
Chicago (Area) 10,840 $29,300 $14.10 $34,900 $16.80 -0.9%
Danville 100 $29,200 $14.00 $38,000 $18.30 40.1%
Decatur 140 $28,800 $13.80 $35,200 $16.90 4.3%
Kankakee 150 $28,000 $13.50 $33,600 $16.20 41.1%
Peoria 760 $24,600 $11.80 $29,000 $13.90 73%
Rockford 420 $28,500 $13.70 $34,300 $16.50 16%
Springfield 370 $25,600 $12.30 $31,600 $15.20 32.4%
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 160 $24,500 $11.80 $27,000 $13.00 61.4%
Bloomington 200 $26,100 $12.50 $29,100 $14.00 4.5%
Columbus 110 $25,800 $12.40 $28,900 $13.90 4.8%
Elkhart 200 $24,000 $11.50 $29,500 $14.20 -22.3%
Evansville 460 $25,300 $12.20 $29,500 $14.20 6.2%
Fort Wayne 680 $24,900 $12.00 $30,100 $14.50 34%
Indianapolis 2,880 $27,300 $13.10 $31,500 $15.20 28.9%
Kokomo 150 $24,200 $11.70 $28,000 $13.40 54.1%
Lafayette 300 $25,600 $12.30 $28,600 $13.80 43.5%
Michigan City 110 $27,600 $13.30 $30,700 $14.70 4.9%
Muncie 180 $24,800 $11.90 $28,300 $13.60 54.4%
South Bend 350 $28,400 $13.70 $32,200 $15.50 7.6%
Terre Haute 220 $25,200 $12.10 $29,300 $14.10 28.1%
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ames 50 $25,600 $12.30 $30,300 $14.60 -48.9%
Cedar Rapids 340 $27,900 $13.40 $33,900 $16.30 -4.9%
Davenport 500 $23,900 $11.50 $28,200 $13.60 6.4%
Des Moines 870 $27,700 $13.30 $32,200 $15.50 4%
Dubuque 180 $24,800 $11.90 $29,600 $14.30 29.8%
Iowa City 370 $29,300 $14.10 $38,700 $18.60 69.5%
Sioux City 130 $26,000 $12.50 $30,200 $14.50 -28.1%
Waterloo 230 $28,100 $13.50 $34,300 $16.50 2.5%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Lawrence 70 $24,900 $12.00 $30,400 $14.60 -41.2%
Manhattan 160 $21,400 $10.30 $29,900 $14.40 2.4%
Topeka 290 $25,200 $12.10 $29,500 $14.20 4.2%
Wichita 640 $23,800 $11.40 $29,900 $14.40 -12.9%
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bowling Green 170 $24,400 $11.70 $28,500 $13.70 13.4%
Elizabethtown 120 $27,500 $13.20 $32,400 $15.60 2.9%
Lexington 770 $24,000 $11.50 $28,800 $13.90 23.1%
Louisville 1,640 $25,300 $12.20 $32,200 $15.50 7.6%
Owensboro 180 $22,400 $10.80 $25,300 $12.10 47.7%
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Alexandria 190 $29,900 $14.40 $35,500 $17.10 16%
Baton Rouge 870 $28,100 $13.50 $33,000 $15.90 -6.4%
Houma 260 $27,300 $13.10 $30,400 $14.60 11.7%
Lafayette 340 $27,700 $13.30 $32,500 $15.60 -8.9%
Lake Charles 300 $26,000 $12.50 $30,000 $14.40 30.9%
Monroe 240 $23,100 $11.10 $26,900 $12.90 22%
New Orleans 1,430 $27,800 $13.40 $31,300 $15.00 8.3%
Shreveport 510 $28,100 $13.50 $33,600 $16.10 13.8%
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Bangor 210 $26,600 $12.80 $32,200 $15.50 27.9%
Lewiston 70 $29,200 $14.00 $34,300 $16.50 -42.4%
Portland 560 $28,000 $13.50 $32,900 $15.80 11.7%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Baltimore 3,360 $28,300 $13.60 $34,700 $16.70 3.2%
Cumberland 170 $25,500 $12.30 $29,900 $14.40 75.2%
Hagerstown 230 $27,400 $13.20 $34,500 $16.60 -4.9%
Salisbury 120 $28,200 $13.50 $32,900 $15.80 -13.5%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Barnstable Town 120 $29,800 $14.30 $36,400 $17.50 -50.9%
Boston (Area) 5,160 $29,700 $14.30 $36,300 $17.40 -18.5%
Pittsfield 90 $30,100 $14.50 $34,700 $16.70 -1.2%
Springfield 700 $27,900 $13.40 $32,500 $15.60 -6%
Worcester 670 $28,200 $13.60 $34,600 $16.60 -4.6%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Ann Arbor 560 $28,800 $13.80 $34,800 $16.70 13%
Battle Creek 160 $27,400 $13.20 $34,500 $16.60 18.9%
Bay City 80 $27,000 $13.00 $32,000 $15.40 -13.7%
Detroit (Area) 4,680 $27,800 $13.40 $32,700 $15.70 5.8%
Flint 540 $26,700 $12.90 $30,800 $14.80 61.1%
Grand Rapids 900 $26,900 $12.90 $30,800 $14.80 -3.9%
Holland 240 $27,100 $13.00 $30,700 $14.80 -4.5%
Jackson 200 $27,000 $13.00 $32,900 $15.80 53.3%
Kalamazoo 520 $24,400 $11.70 $30,100 $14.50 52%
Lansing 410 $26,400 $12.70 $31,200 $15.00 -20.5%
Monroe 120 $23,800 $11.50 $28,800 $13.90 25.2%
Muskegon 210 $27,400 $13.20 $32,000 $15.40 39.6%
Niles 180 $26,300 $12.60 $29,300 $14.10 17.9%
Saginaw 290 $26,700 $12.80 $30,700 $14.80 39.3%
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Duluth 470 $29,500 $14.20 $34,000 $16.40 45.9%
Mankato 90 $29,600 $14.20 $34,300 $16.50 -41.3%
Minneapolis 4,240 $30,300 $14.50 $37,600 $18.10 -3.8%
Rochester 410 $35,700 $17.20 $40,900 $19.60 57.7%
St. Cloud 260 $29,700 $14.30 $36,600 $17.60 8.4%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Gulfport 280 $24,700 $11.90 $30,500 $14.70 5.6%
Hattiesburg 250 $24,300 $11.70 $28,000 $13.50 70.1%
Jackson 710 $23,200 $11.10 $27,700 $13.30 10.9%
Pascagoula 180 $24,300 $11.70 $29,400 $14.10 25.1%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Job Density
Cape Girardeau NA $18,900 $9.10 $22,600 $10.90 NA
Columbia 300 $24,800 $11.90 $31,300 $15.10 38.4%
Jefferson City 140 $24,300 $11.70 $31,800 $15.30 -23.9%
Joplin 270 $22,700 $10.90 $26,600 $12.80 37%
Kansas City 2,740 $27,000 $13.00 $32,200 $15.50 9.7%
Springfield 610 $24,200 $11.60 $29,600 $14.20 27.6%
St. Joseph 110 $27,000 $13.00 $31,000 $14.90 -17%
St. Louis 4,540 $26,300 $12.60 $32,000 $15.40 37.7%
Montana
City/Area Employees Median
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Billings 160 $28,300 $13.60 $32,100 $15.50 -24.4%
Great Falls 70 $31,500 $15.10 $34,600 $16.60 -30%
Missoula 120 $29,400 $14.10 $34,400 $16.60 -12.3%
Nebraska
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Lincoln 390 $25,000 $12.00 $29,000 $13.90 -6.2%
Omaha 1,260 $26,800 $12.90 $30,300 $14.60 8.3%
Nevada
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Carson City 60 $29,900 $14.40 $34,800 $16.70 -14.1%
Las Vegas 2,080 $31,700 $15.30 $41,100 $19.70 -1.6%
Reno 350 $33,300 $16.00 $38,600 $18.50 -29.1%
New Hampshire
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Manchester 200 $32,600 $15.70 $44,000 $21.20 -23.8%
New Jersey
City/Area Employees Median
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Atlantic City 160 $28,200 $13.60 $32,900 $15.80 -54.3%
Ocean City 70 $29,000 $14.00 $32,900 $15.80 -26.7%
Trenton 290 $29,000 $14.00 $33,200 $16.00 -49.2%
Vineland 130 $27,700 $13.30 $30,900 $14.80 -18.9%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
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Hourly Wage
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Albuquerque 1,110 $28,600 $13.80 $35,600 $17.10 14.5%
Farmington 90 $28,000 $13.50 $34,500 $16.60 -26.6%
Las Cruces 150 $25,600 $12.30 $29,700 $14.30 -10.6%
Santa Fe 140 $28,600 $13.80 $33,700 $16.20 -14.3%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 780 $28,600 $13.80 $34,400 $16.50 -29.7%
Binghamton 230 $25,100 $12.00 $29,700 $14.30 -17.8%
Buffalo 1,350 $26,900 $12.90 $30,600 $14.70 -2.4%
Elmira 40 $26,300 $12.70 $30,500 $14.70 -58.9%
Glens Falls 150 $31,500 $15.10 $36,800 $17.70 7.7%
Ithaca 80 $29,200 $14.00 $34,500 $16.60 -40.1%
Kingston 110 $24,500 $11.80 $29,900 $14.40 -27.4%
New York (Area) 12,690 $30,600 $14.70 $38,800 $18.60 -40.3%
Poughkeepsie 440 $26,300 $12.60 $32,400 $15.60 -30.5%
Rochester 890 $25,200 $12.10 $29,000 $13.90 -29.5%
Syracuse 520 $25,900 $12.50 $29,900 $14.40 -34%
Utica 320 $23,300 $11.20 $28,300 $13.60 -1.4%
North Carolina
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Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 620 $28,000 $13.50 $32,100 $15.40 42.1%
Burlington 160 $23,700 $11.40 $30,400 $14.60 15.2%
Charlotte 2,180 $27,300 $13.10 $32,500 $15.60 2.6%
Durham 780 $30,400 $14.60 $36,500 $17.50 11.5%
Fayetteville 340 $31,200 $15.00 $38,000 $18.30 3.1%
Goldsboro 110 $27,700 $13.30 $32,300 $15.60 2.1%
Greensboro 950 $20,100 $9.70 $27,900 $13.40 8%
Greenville 260 $25,100 $12.10 $30,300 $14.50 42.6%
Hickory 540 $28,300 $13.60 $32,700 $15.70 50.5%
Jacksonville 120 $24,500 $11.80 $28,500 $13.70 4.4%
Raleigh 990 $27,300 $13.10 $31,300 $15.00 -22.6%
Rocky Mount 180 $24,400 $11.70 $29,000 $14.00 21.8%
Wilmington 480 $22,500 $10.80 $27,900 $13.40 36.8%
Winston-Salem 660 $27,000 $13.00 $32,500 $15.60 26.8%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bismarck 130 $33,300 $16.00 $40,400 $19.40 -22.1%
Fargo 270 $28,400 $13.70 $32,700 $15.70 -13.3%
Grand Forks 80 $34,900 $16.80 $39,700 $19.10 -32.4%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 700 $22,200 $10.70 $28,300 $13.60 -12.7%
Canton 500 $24,400 $11.70 $29,100 $14.00 21.6%
Cincinnati 3,170 $25,400 $12.20 $30,300 $14.60 25.5%
Cleveland 3,080 $28,000 $13.50 $32,100 $15.40 21.1%
Columbus 2,040 $25,700 $12.40 $29,800 $14.30 -12.2%
Dayton 1,230 $24,300 $11.70 $29,700 $14.30 30.1%
Lima 180 $27,200 $13.10 $30,800 $14.80 39.1%
Mansfield 120 $25,300 $12.20 $29,500 $14.20 -9.3%
Sandusky 80 $24,600 $11.90 $33,100 $15.90 -10.3%
Springfield 130 $22,800 $11.00 $27,400 $13.20 6.2%
Toledo 680 $26,500 $12.70 $32,000 $15.40 -8.5%
Youngstown 610 $25,600 $12.30 $29,600 $14.30 8.3%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lawton 140 $26,600 $12.80 $31,300 $15.00 27.6%
Oklahoma City 1,700 $24,100 $11.60 $28,400 $13.70 17.8%
Tulsa 1,220 $22,800 $11.00 $26,400 $12.70 14.7%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bend 140 $33,400 $16.00 $37,700 $18.10 -9.3%
Corvallis 60 $34,800 $16.70 $38,100 $18.30 -26.2%
Eugene 460 $32,500 $15.60 $36,300 $17.50 30.3%
Medford 300 $35,500 $17.10 $40,500 $19.50 54.7%
Portland 2,790 $35,600 $17.10 $40,100 $19.30 10.4%
Salem 370 $33,600 $16.10 $38,100 $18.30 -0.8%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 830 $27,400 $13.20 $34,600 $16.60 -3.3%
Altoona 160 $27,500 $13.20 $35,900 $17.20 9.7%
Erie 240 $23,700 $11.40 $30,300 $14.60 -25.2%
Harrisburg 660 $27,300 $13.20 $33,600 $16.20 -17%
Johnstown 180 $24,200 $11.60 $30,100 $14.50 23.9%
Lancaster 440 $23,500 $11.30 $29,600 $14.20 -24.9%
Lebanon 110 $33,400 $16.10 $42,300 $20.40 -6%
Philadelphia (Area) 6,640 $27,700 $13.30 $34,900 $16.80 -3.4%
Pittsburgh 3,100 $25,600 $12.30 $31,800 $15.30 7.9%
Reading 470 $25,100 $12.10 $29,900 $14.40 12.3%
Scranton 710 $24,700 $11.90 $28,600 $13.70 10%
State College 60 $26,800 $12.90 $31,400 $15.10 -68%
Williamsport 100 $22,300 $10.70 $26,200 $12.60 -22.5%
York 340 $26,100 $12.60 $30,100 $14.50 -23.7%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 2,010 $26,400 $12.70 $31,500 $15.10 10.5%
South Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Anderson 270 $29,300 $14.10 $35,500 $17.10 83.4%
Charleston 940 $29,100 $14.00 $35,000 $16.90 29.9%
Columbia 960 $25,100 $12.10 $30,400 $14.60 10.1%
Florence 310 $25,400 $12.20 $29,400 $14.20 52.8%
Greenville 1,050 $26,100 $12.60 $30,600 $14.70 38.9%
Myrtle Beach 290 $23,900 $11.50 $28,200 $13.50 4%
Spartanburg 550 $27,900 $13.40 $32,800 $15.80 86.9%
Sumter 130 $23,600 $11.40 $28,100 $13.50 49.4%
South Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Rapid City 130 $30,100 $14.50 $33,600 $16.10 -12.2%
Sioux Falls 490 $28,000 $13.40 $31,200 $15.00 39.9%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 750 $24,400 $11.70 $29,500 $14.20 30%
Clarksville 250 $29,400 $14.20 $34,100 $16.40 24.8%
Cleveland 170 $25,100 $12.10 $29,800 $14.30 87.1%
Jackson 160 $24,500 $11.80 $29,200 $14.10 9.6%
Johnson City 410 $24,300 $11.70 $29,400 $14.20 109%
Kingsport 520 $25,000 $12.00 $28,600 $13.70 76%
Knoxville 1,360 $25,800 $12.40 $29,700 $14.30 61.5%
Memphis 2,420 $27,800 $13.40 $34,100 $16.40 57.3%
Morristown 360 $27,200 $13.10 $31,400 $15.10 220.9%
Nashville 2,330 $29,400 $14.10 $34,500 $16.60 26.1%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Abilene 150 $29,000 $14.00 $33,100 $15.90 -6.9%
Amarillo 290 $28,700 $13.80 $33,300 $16.00 2.3%
Austin 2,000 $30,400 $14.60 $35,700 $17.20 0.4%
Beaumont 460 $29,400 $14.10 $33,300 $16.00 12.4%
Brownsville 480 $26,700 $12.80 $32,500 $15.60 47.7%
College Station 250 $28,600 $13.70 $32,300 $15.50 1.2%
Corpus Christi 550 $27,600 $13.30 $30,600 $14.70 20.6%
Dallas (Area) 7,010 $31,000 $14.90 $36,000 $17.30 -5.7%
El Paso 710 $27,200 $13.10 $30,200 $14.50 0.4%
Houston 6,820 $30,300 $14.60 $35,100 $16.90 4.1%
Killeen 390 $29,700 $14.30 $35,000 $16.80 21.5%
Laredo 200 $28,200 $13.60 $32,500 $15.60 -9.7%
Longview 290 $29,000 $13.90 $32,800 $15.80 18.7%
Lubbock 340 $29,000 $13.90 $34,100 $16.40 5.3%
McAllen 760 $28,600 $13.80 $33,200 $16.00 32.4%
Midland 110 $28,200 $13.50 $32,500 $15.60 -32.6%
Odessa 140 $30,400 $14.60 $34,300 $16.50 -9.6%
San Angelo 110 $29,700 $14.30 $34,300 $16.50 1.4%
San Antonio 2,660 $29,200 $14.10 $32,900 $15.80 21.7%
Sherman 140 $27,000 $13.00 $30,000 $14.40 30.9%
Texarkana 170 $28,600 $13.80 $32,800 $15.70 24.7%
Tyler 300 $26,800 $12.90 $31,900 $15.40 25.4%
Victoria 150 $28,900 $13.90 $32,400 $15.60 26.4%
Waco 180 $28,200 $13.50 $31,800 $15.30 -31.6%
Wichita Falls 180 $28,700 $13.80 $33,700 $16.20 21.1%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Logan 120 $29,000 $14.00 $33,400 $16.10 -4%
Ogden 560 $30,700 $14.70 $35,800 $17.20 12%
Provo 440 $30,600 $14.70 $35,100 $16.90 -0.7%
Salt Lake City 1,470 $31,300 $15.00 $36,100 $17.30 -5.6%
St. George 160 $30,600 $14.70 $35,300 $17.00 34%
Vermont
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Burlington 240 $30,800 $14.80 $37,800 $18.20 -15.4%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Blacksburg 190 $25,800 $12.40 $29,100 $14.00 17.9%
Charlottesville 190 $29,500 $14.20 $35,800 $17.20 -20.5%
Danville 80 $25,500 $12.30 $29,900 $14.40 -16%
Harrisonburg 190 $26,300 $12.60 $30,500 $14.60 28.6%
Lynchburg 230 $25,700 $12.30 $32,900 $15.80 -11.9%
Richmond 1,250 $28,300 $13.60 $34,700 $16.70 -17.9%
Roanoke 450 $28,100 $13.50 $32,700 $15.70 17.3%
Virginia Beach 1,760 $28,600 $13.80 $33,100 $15.90 -6.1%
Winchester 170 $28,700 $13.80 $33,500 $16.10 30.9%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Bellingham 220 $36,900 $17.80 $40,600 $19.50 11.6%
Bremerton 190 $39,000 $18.70 $43,500 $20.90 -6.7%
Kennewick 180 $33,100 $15.90 $36,800 $17.70 -28%
Longview 90 $35,000 $16.80 $37,900 $18.20 -1.8%
Mount Vernon 100 $36,600 $17.60 $40,800 $19.60 -5.7%
Olympia 190 $38,100 $18.30 $44,200 $21.20 -23.6%
Seattle (Area) 3,610 $37,700 $18.10 $42,900 $20.60 -14.1%
Spokane 840 $34,600 $16.60 $39,600 $19.10 63.2%
Wenatchee 80 $35,300 $17.00 $38,600 $18.60 -18.7%
Yakima 260 $35,400 $17.00 $39,200 $18.90 27.5%
West Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Charleston 550 $22,700 $10.90 $27,500 $13.20 47.6%
Huntington 590 $23,300 $11.20 $29,800 $14.30 109.1%
Morgantown 180 $24,200 $11.60 $28,800 $13.80 19.4%
Parkersburg 160 $23,000 $11.00 $27,600 $13.30 -5.2%
Wheeling 200 $22,700 $10.90 $27,500 $13.20 22.1%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Appleton 210 $28,000 $13.50 $32,400 $15.60 -28.7%
Eau Claire 270 $26,100 $12.60 $29,600 $14.20 38.4%
Fond du Lac 100 $29,200 $14.00 $33,900 $16.30 -5.3%
Green Bay 350 $26,700 $12.80 $31,200 $15.00 -17.2%
Janesville 180 $28,300 $13.60 $32,800 $15.70 14.1%
La Crosse 340 $25,700 $12.40 $29,300 $14.10 85.3%
Madison 680 $28,800 $13.90 $34,200 $16.40 -19.9%
Milwaukee 2,260 $28,300 $13.60 $33,600 $16.20 9.6%
Oshkosh 170 $28,100 $13.50 $33,000 $15.90 -22.7%
Racine 270 $25,700 $12.40 $30,400 $14.60 46.8%
Sheboygan NA $27,100 $13.00 $30,100 $14.50 NA
Wausau 120 $27,500 $13.20 $33,700 $16.20 -29.8%
Wyoming
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Casper 90 $31,000 $14.90 $36,000 $17.30 -12.5%
Cheyenne 100 $32,900 $15.80 $38,600 $18.60 -10%

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