Pharmacy Assistant Salary (Canada)

The average wage for a Pharmacy Assistant is C$13.33 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Pharmacy Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$19,869 - C$49,414
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MEDIAN: C$30,008
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Pharmacy Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$10.34 - C$18.16
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MEDIAN: C$13.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$19,869 - C$49,414  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$513  
Profit Sharing
C$255.32 - C$1,370  
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$21,547 - C$38,724  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 826
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$10.34 - C$18.16  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$27.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$513  
   
Profit Sharing
C$255.32 - C$1,370  
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$21,547 - C$38,724  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 826
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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
Burlington
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Calgary
up arrow 10%
Windsor
up arrow 10%
Kitchener
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Hamilton
up arrow 7%
Victoria
up arrow 4%
Abbotsford
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National Average
C$28,000
Ottawa
up arrow 3%
Mississauga
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Surrey
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Vancouver
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Brampton
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Barrie
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Pharmacy Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Pharmacy Assistant?
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

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
C$28,000

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Assistant Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 6%
Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 4%
National Average
C$28,000
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 116 votes.
Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 50%
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