The average rate for a Pharmacy Technician is C$16.57 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 field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$24,849 - C$58,967
C$25K
C$41K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$41,477
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C$12.41 - C$25.56
C$12
C$17
C$26
MEDIAN: C$16.86
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$24,849 - C$58,967  
   
Bonus
C$51.06 - C$2,553  
Profit Sharing
C$2,650  
Total Pay (?
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C$25,780 - C$54,242  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$12.41 - C$25.56  
   
Overtime
C$14.00 - C$43.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$51.06 - C$2,553  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,650  
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$25,780 - C$54,242  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 705

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 409 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 212 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 198 salaries. A Pharmacy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 61 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,979

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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
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

▲27%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
C$36,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Hospital Education
▲54%

Hospital
▲53%

Hospital pharmacy
▲47%

National Average
C$36,000


Compounding
▼4%


Data Entry
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 38%
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