A Pharmacy Technician earns an average wage of C$14.15 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$19,651 - C$50,251
(Median)
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50K
MEDIAN: C$34,077
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Pharmacy Technician Total Pay (?
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C$10.58 - C$19.98
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MEDIAN: C$14.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$19,651 - C$50,251  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,003  
Profit Sharing
C$450.00 - 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$22,039 - C$42,760  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$10.58 - C$19.98  
   
Overtime
C$10.62 - C$33.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,003  
   
Profit Sharing
C$450.00 - 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$22,039 - C$42,760  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,327
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Edmonton
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Victoria
up arrow 12%
Calgary
up arrow 11%
Vancouver
up arrow 4%
Mississauga
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Regina
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National Average
C$30,000
Hamilton
up arrow 1%
Brampton
up arrow 2%
Ottawa
up arrow 4%
Montréal
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London
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Halifax
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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 27%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
C$30,000

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 7%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%
Compounding
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
National Average
C$30,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 128 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 40%
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