60 Second Look: Salaries After San Francisco Pharmacy Tech Program Training

Have you wondered what salary you can expect in after San Francisco pharmacy tech program training?

While pharmacy technician salary depends on a number of factors, such as qualifications, experience, hours worked, the area you live in, and the type of pharmacy you’re working in, the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics has published median wage salary statistics for pharmacy technicians, as of May 2015.  (Bureau of Labor economic, employment, and labor force projections are updated biyearly.)

So, what are the highest paying metropolitan areas in the San Francisco Bay Area for pharmacy technicians?

Let’s find out in the next 60 seconds.

Pharmacy Tech Salaries for Metropolitan Areas in the San Francisco Bay Area

You’ll see in the pie chart below that median wages are used to report pharmacy technician salaries in San Francisco Bay Area metropolitan areas.

Simply, “median wage” is the wage in the middle of what workers are earning.

For instance, note the median wage for pharmacy technicians working in the San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco metropolitan area was $48,490. This means that 50% of all pharmacy technicians working in the area were earning more than $48,490, while 50% of all pharmacy technicians working in the area were earning less than $48,490.

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Job Outlook After San Francisco Pharmacy Tech Program Training

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pharmacy technician hiring is projected to grow 9% from 2014 to 2024. This is faster than the average for all occupations.

If the most recent government pharmacy technician salary figures are anything to go by, it’s good to know after your pharmacy tech program training there are healthy job prospects, and a worthwhile salary to go along with the job, to which you can look forward.


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