Pharmacy Technicians in New Jersey
Considering a career as a Pharmacy Technician in New Jersey?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Pharmacy Technicians in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Pharmacy Technicians in New Jersey is growing faster than average.
Pharmacy Technicians in New Jersey earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Pharmacy Technicians Work in New Jersey?
In New Jersey, there were 9,570 people working as Pharmacy Technicians in the year 2018.
There were 10,120 Pharmacy Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 550 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 5,610 Pharmacy Technicians working in it, which means New Jersey has more Pharmacy Technicians than average.
Job Projections for New Jersey
Jobs for Pharmacy Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.8%.
New Jersey Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 910 annual job openings, and a total of 11,080 jobs for New Jersey 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 New Jersey?
In 2018 wages for Pharmacy Technicians ranged from $21,480 to $48,740 with $30,270 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.33 to $23.43. The median hourly rate was $14.55.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.53 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.02.
The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New Jersey 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|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||20,190||$32,930|
|Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ||330||$37,660|
|Ocean City, NJ||50||$29,370|
Top States for Pharmacy Technicians Employment
View the list below to see where most Pharmacy Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Pharmacy Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$39,930|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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