Pharmacy Technician Employment

There are over 330,000 pharmacy technicians working in the United States, with demand steadily rising thanks to a growing population of elderly and modern advances in medicine. (See: Pharmacy Tech Future Job Options).

Here are pharmacy technician employment numbers by industry, along with the average annual salary for each:

Location

Employment

Salary

Health and personal care stores
168,020
$26,150
General medical hospitals
51,010
$30,950
Grocery stores
19,110
$27,700
Department stores
14,800
$25,230
Other general merchandise stores
14,760
$25,840

 

More information on pharmacy technician salaries is available on the salaries by state page. Also see: Pharmacy Tech Job Description.

Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.