A Pharmacy Technician earns an average wage of C$16.51 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Hospital Education, Hospital, and Hospital pharmacy. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$24,306 - C$57,897
C$24K
C$42K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$41,546
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50%
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C$12.23 - C$25.53
C$12
C$17
C$26
MEDIAN: C$16.51
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$24,306 - C$57,897  
   
Bonus
C$75.00 - C$2,543  
Profit Sharing
C$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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C$25,399 - C$53,987  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$12.23 - C$25.53  
   
Overtime
C$14.09 - C$43.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$75.00 - C$2,543  
   
Profit Sharing
C$400.00  
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$25,399 - C$53,987  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 713

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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

National Average: C$35,300

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Pharmacy Technician Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

▲29%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
C$35,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Hospital Education
▲57%

Hospital
▲56%

Hospital pharmacy
▲50%

National Average
C$35,000



Compounding
▼9%

Data Entry
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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