Pharmacy Assistant Salary

A Pharmacy Assistant earns an average wage of C$13.86 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Inventory Control is associated with high pay for this job.

C$20,312 - C$41,217
(Median)
C$20K
C$29K
C$41K
MEDIAN: C$28,561
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C$10.82 - C$18.80
(Median)
C$11
C$14
C$19
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$14KC$28KC$42K
Salary
C$20,312 - C$41,217  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$590  
Profit Sharing
C$242.40 - C$1,443  
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$22,479 - C$39,650  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$10.82 - C$18.80  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.09  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$30.06  
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$590  
   
Profit Sharing
C$242.40 - C$1,443  
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$22,479 - C$39,650  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,617
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$28,923

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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$29,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Assistant Salaries

Inventory Control
up arrow 20%


Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Long Term Care
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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