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Pharmacy Technicians in Oklahoma

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7.8% Jobs Projection
$29,530 Median Salary
480 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Pharmacy Technicians Work in Oklahoma?

4,800 people worked as Pharmacy Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,050 Pharmacy Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for Pharmacy Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 7.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.8%.


Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 480 annual job openings, and 5,950 total jobs in 2026 for Pharmacy Technicians in this state.

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

What do Pharmacy Technicians Make in Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for Pharmacy Technicians ranged from $21,860 to $41,990 with $29,530 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.51 to $20.19. The median hourly rate was $14.2.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $13.82 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.38.

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


Top Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City, OK 1,780 $29,720
Tulsa, OK 1,290 $29,640
Fort Smith, AR-OK 330 $28,000
Lawton, OK 130 $34,020
Enid, OK 80 $30,670

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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