Pharmacy Assistant Salary

A Pharmacy Assistant earns an average wage of C$13.58 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Inventory Control and Order Inventory.

C$20,252 - C$45,201
(Median)
C$20K
C$30K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$29,703
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C$10.65 - C$18.48
(Median)
C$11
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Salary
C$20,252 - C$45,201  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$577  
Profit Sharing
C$125.00 - C$1,950  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$22,124 - C$39,056  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$10.65 - C$18.48  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.05  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$30.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$577  
   
Profit Sharing
C$125.00 - C$1,950  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$22,124 - C$39,056  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,374
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$28,473

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Pharmacy Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Pharmacy Assistant?

Pharmacy Assistant in Kingston:
Pros: I enjoy preparing prescriptions and giving excellent customer service. I believe what I do is important and it makes me feel good.
Cons: I don't feel as I am paid what I'm worth to the company. The responsibilities of the pharmacy should be shared.

Pharmacy Assistant in Toronto:
Pros: I learned more about communicating with people giving me more confidence.
Cons: Stressful, specially with people who is in a bad mood.

Pharmacy Assistant in Victoria:
"Stress level"
Pros: That I have a lot of different responsibilities, it's very fast paced, so a shift goes by fast, I receive decent pay and flexible hours.

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$28,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Assistant Salaries

Inventory Control
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Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Retail Pharmacy
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National Average
C$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Long Term Care
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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