What State Pays Pharmacy Techs The Most
State Average Salary Lowest 10% Earn Population Job Count; 1: Maine: $151,359: $125,000: 1,335,907: 258: 2: New Hampshire: $152,972: $125,000: 1,342,795: 309: 3: California: $177,723: $147,000: 39,536,653: 4,547:. Add rankings in the top 20 for both median wage and the cost-of-living index, and Texas is clearly one of the best states for pharmacy technicians. It is also one of the few states that requires that pharmacy technician candidates obtain certification before registering with the state Board of Pharmacy. #2 Illinois Median salary: $33,320 Jacksonville provides work for approximately 2,620 pharmacy techs and pays them about $36,250 annually. Top recruiters are - UF Health Shands Hospital, Magnus Opus Technologies Inc., The Sulzbacher Center, Walgreens, CVS Health and Baptist Medical Center.