The average wage for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Assistant is C$13.35 per hour.

C$23,423 - C$44,698
C$23K
C$31K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$30,521
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50%
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C$11.02 - C$17.26
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$13.35
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$15KC$30KC$45K
Salary
C$23,423 - C$44,698  
   
Bonus
C$51.52 - C$5,333  
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$22,950 - C$36,709  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$11.02 - C$17.26  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.13  
Overtime
C$13.00 - C$28.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$51.52 - C$5,333  
   
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$22,950 - C$36,709  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 746

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National Average: C$27,864

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Pharmacy Assistant Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Pharmacy Assistant Salaries

▲5%




National Average
C$28,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 48%