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Pharmacy Technicians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $19.87
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Pharmacy Technicians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$14.68 $18.30 $22.83
Minnesota
$18.25 $19.87 $23.64
Central Minnesota
$18.34 $19.46 $23.31
Northeast Minnesota
$17.85 $18.24 $22.51
Northwest Minnesota
$14.58 $18.24 $22.58
Southeast Minnesota
$18.22 $19.88 $23.81
Southwest Minnesota
$17.38 $18.44 $22.74
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.73 $23.06 $24.00

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 7,430 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Pharmacy Technicians most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 5,964 new Pharmacy Technicians to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Pharmacy Technicians
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 419,300 435,900 16,600 4%
Minnesota 8,224 8,361 137 1.7%
Central Minnesota 743 749 6 0.8%
Northeast Minnesota 524 538 14 2.7%
Northwest Minnesota 726 744 18 2.5%
Southeast Minnesota 717 745 28 3.9%
Southwest Minnesota 480 488 8 1.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,909 4,967 58 1.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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