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Want to work in Maryland as a Pharmacy Technician? Read this first!

8.0% Jobs Projection
$31,930 Median Salary
630 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Pharmacy Technicians Work in Maryland?

In Maryland, there were 7,660 people working as Pharmacy Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 7,950 Pharmacy Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Pharmacy Technicians in MD Employment Trend

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

Pharmacy Technicians in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Pharmacy Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.8%.

Job Projections for Pharmacy Technicians: Nation vs. MD

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 630 annual job openings, and a total of 7,690 jobs for Maryland Pharmacy Technicians in 2026.

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

What do Pharmacy Technicians Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Pharmacy Technicians ranged from $23,250 to $48,290 with $31,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.18 to $23.22. The median hourly rate was $15.35.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.86 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.49.

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

Pharmacy Technicians Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8,830 $30,980
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6,020 $35,120
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 4,020 $32,160
Salisbury, MD-DE 620 $27,340
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 310 $31,110
Cumberland, MD-WV 160 $28,260
California-Lexington Park, MD 90 $26,530

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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