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Hourly wages for pharmacy technicians can very greatly depending on the work site. Trends over the last few years in Washtenaw County have shown an increase in pharmacy technician wages due to the high demand for qualified individuals.

Retail chain stores, retail independent stores and long-term care pharmacists tend to have lower wages. Hospitals, home health care agencies, pharmacy software companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers tend to have higher wages.

Recent Statistics:

Average hourly wage: $14.83 (approximately $30,840 annual)
(from the Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Annual Salaries (form Salary.com)
Pharmacy Technician I
Ann Arbor $38,548     National $32,171
Pharmacy Techncian II
Ann Arbor $38,325     National $36,752

"It's enviable. Today's pharmacy students have virtually unlimited opportunities," says Lucinda Moore of the American Pharmaceutical Association. (Source: "Big Dose of Openings: Pharmacists Wanted" CNN.com 12/18/2000)

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