Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average rate for a Pharmacy Technician is C$14.93 per hour. A skill in Hospital pharmacy is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$21,480 - C$51,081
(Median)
C$21K
C$36K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$35,790
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50%
90%

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C$10.98 - C$22.17
(Median)
C$11
C$15
C$22
MEDIAN: C$14.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$21,480 - C$51,081  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,015  
Profit Sharing
C$275.00 - C$800  
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$22,875 - C$47,801  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate 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$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$10.98 - C$22.17  
   
Overtime
C$5.75 - C$37.72  
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.
)
C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,015  
   
Profit Sharing
C$275.00 - C$800  
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$22,875 - C$47,801  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,340

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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

Hospital pharmacy
up arrow 44%

Compounding
up arrow 9%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
C$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 40%