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Pharmacy Technicians in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Pharmacy Technician in Wisconsin?

6.6% Jobs Projection
$32,650 Median Salary
640 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Pharmacy Technicians in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Pharmacy Technicians in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Pharmacy Technicians in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Pharmacy Technicians Work in Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin, there were 8,050 people working as Pharmacy Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 7,820 Pharmacy Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,610 Pharmacy Technicians working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Pharmacy Technicians than average.


Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Pharmacy Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 6.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.8%.


Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 640 annual Pharmacy Technicians job openings in Wisconsin, and 7,910 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 37,500 annual jobs and 450,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Pharmacy Technicians Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Pharmacy Technicians ranged from $22,520 to $44,590 with $32,650 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.83 to $21.44. The median hourly rate was $15.7.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.29 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.41.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Wisconsin Metros for Pharmacy Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Pharmacy Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 16,420 $32,800
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,540 $38,150
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2,970 $33,020
Madison, WI 1,070 $35,290
Duluth, MN-WI 480 $35,470
Green Bay, WI 410 $29,270
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 250 $31,160
Racine, WI 240 $33,210
Eau Claire, WI 210 $32,320
Janesville-Beloit, WI 210 $30,530
Appleton, WI 200 $35,240
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 170 $30,600
Wausau, WI 160 $30,250
Fond du Lac, WI 120 $35,160
Sheboygan, WI 90 $30,690

Top States for Pharmacy Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Pharmacy Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 37,630 $40,120
Texas 37,200 $33,740
Florida 30,080 $31,390
Illinois 21,490 $31,940
New York 19,320 $32,580
Pennsylvania 18,220 $28,710
Ohio 16,190 $29,310
Michigan 15,580 $31,430
North Carolina 13,680 $30,110
Georgia 12,450 $29,140
Tennessee 10,860 $30,510
Missouri 9,850 $30,100
Virginia 9,690 $30,940
New Jersey 9,570 $30,270
Indiana 9,360 $30,720
Arizona 9,310 $34,560
Massachusetts 8,910 $35,490
Kentucky 8,470 $28,310
Minnesota 8,370 $36,800
Wisconsin 8,050 $32,650

Below are the states where Pharmacy Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $42,410
Washington $42,390
Oregon $41,160
California $40,120
District of Columbia $39,930
North Dakota $39,520
Hawaii $38,390
Wyoming $37,360
Minnesota $36,800
Utah $36,730

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