Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $13.76. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $12.36. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Pharmerica Corporation employees (29 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn around $16.15 per hour.
Median pay is highest in Longmont ($19.07 per hour), followed by Phoenix (approximately $14.79), Tallahassee ($10.93), and Grove City ($10.39). Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $20.25 per hour on average.
Pharmacy Technician, Leads earn the highest median pay at approximately $19.29, followed by Certified Pharmacy Technicians (about $14.43) and Pharmacy Technicians ($11.17).
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certified certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $15.03 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Pharmacy Technicians with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $14.46 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Pharmerica Corporation — these employees make the most at about $15.64 per hour.
Skill-wise, employees who report Data Entry as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $14.16 on average. A common skill in Pharmerica Corporation's work force is Long Term Care; roughly two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Customer Service, Typing, and Data Processing.
Benefits and Perks
Pharmerica Corporation lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only 31 percent take sick leave. A solid majority of workers save for retirement through Pharmerica Corporation's 401(k) plan. Most workers can count on health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and a casual working environment.