Pharmacy Technician Salary (Canada)

A Pharmacy Technician earns an average wage of C$14.47 per hour. A skill in Compounding is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Pharmacy Technician Salary (?
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C$20,475 - C$51,143
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$35,045
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Pharmacy Technician Salary (?
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C$10.78 - C$20.66
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MEDIAN: C$14.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$20,475 - C$51,143  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,012  
Profit Sharing
C$325.00 - C$1,500  
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$22,426 - C$44,736  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$10.78 - C$20.66  
   
Overtime
C$9.11 - C$34.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,012  
   
Profit Sharing
C$325.00 - C$1,500  
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$22,426 - C$44,736  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,263
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Pay Difference By Location

Edmonton
up arrow 15%
Saskatoon
up arrow 12%
Calgary
up arrow 10%
Victoria
up arrow 8%
Vancouver
up arrow 4%
Mississauga
up arrow 4%
Hamilton
0%
Kitchener
0%
National Average
C$31,000
up arrow 1%
Brampton
up arrow 1%
Ottawa
up arrow 6%
Montréal
up arrow 10%
London
up arrow 11%
Halifax
up arrow 17%
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Pharmacy Technician Reviews

What is it like working as a Pharmacy Technician?
Pharmacy Technician in Regina:
" work flexibility, office conditions"
Pros: Communicating with people, its a type of public health n i like to do social services to help needy people
Cons: Hectic work load, timing, serious job responsibilities
Pharmacy Technician in Winnipeg:
"providing necessary pharmacy services, being helpful, "
Pros: filling prescriptions, blister packs, third party issues
Cons: salary

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
National Average
C$31,000

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Compounding
up arrow 10%
Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
National Average
C$31,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 156 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 40%