Entry-Level Pharmacy Assistant Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Assistant is C$12.92 per hour.

C$19,800 - C$39,671
(Median)
C$20K
C$27K
C$40K
MEDIAN: C$27,441
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C$10.60 - C$16.54
(Median)
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$14KC$28KC$42K
Salary
C$19,800 - C$39,671  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$596  
Profit Sharing
C$875  
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$22,015 - C$35,048  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$10.60 - C$16.54  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.09  
Overtime
C$7.00 - C$29.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$596  
   
Profit Sharing
C$875  
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$22,015 - C$35,048  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,101
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$26,957

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Pharmacy Assistant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Pharmacy Assistant in Miramichi:
"Why retail isn't the best."
I would advise a new pharmacy assistant to either go back to school and be a pharmacist or don't bother. Retail pharmacy is great if you are in with the right crowd.

Pharmacy Assistant in Brockville:
"Stressfull job but rewarding "
Be good at math, be prepared to work none stop,( we do 400 plus scripts per day) wage not equal to responsibilities but a great job using your brain, and day goes by very fast. Love the job but the pay needs to go up.

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Skills That Affect Pharmacy Assistant Salaries

Data Entry
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Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

Retail Pharmacy
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National Average
C$27,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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