Pharmacy Technician Salary (Canada)

A Pharmacy Technician earns an average wage of C$14.37 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Pharmacy Technician Total Pay (?
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C$20,157 - C$51,540
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$34,077
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Pharmacy Technician Total Pay (?
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C$10.67 - C$20.43
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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$20,157 - C$51,540  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,011  
Profit Sharing
C$40.27 - C$2,483  
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$22,223 - C$43,967  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,342
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$10.67 - C$20.43  
   
Overtime
C$9.65 - C$33.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,011  
   
Profit Sharing
C$40.27 - C$2,483  
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$22,223 - C$43,967  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,342
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Edmonton
up arrow 15%
Calgary
up arrow 10%
Victoria
up arrow 10%
Vancouver
up arrow 4%
Mississauga
up arrow 3%
Hamilton
up arrow 2%
0%
Brampton
0%
National Average
C$30,000
Barrie
up arrow 3%
Ottawa
up arrow 5%
Kitchener
up arrow 9%
Montréal
up arrow 12%
London
up arrow 15%
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 36%
National Average
C$30,000

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Compounding
up arrow 7%
Order Inventory
up arrow 6%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%
Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
National Average
C$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 40%
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