Expected earnings are below average ($11.51) in Tallahassee, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Ohio, where the average salary is $35.14 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $14.01 per hour. The largest fraction of Pharmerica Corporation people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $15.98 per hour on average.
Pharmacy Technician, Leads represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $16.54 per hour — though Certified Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Technicians, and Medical Billers also do fairly well at around $16.50, $16.01, and $14.25, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $17.10 per hour for Registered Pharmacy Technicians, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Pharmerica Corporation workers who hold a Graduate Certificate, Pharmacy are also well compensated, earning about $16.79 on average.
When it comes to skills, Long Term Care seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $16.75 per hour. A common skill in Pharmerica Corporation's work force is Data Entry; roughly one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 30 percent receiving paid vacation and a fifth of survey participants receiving paid sick days. Most survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Pharmerica Corporation, the larger part of employees have health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage. Pharmerica Corporation folks also make good use of life insurance.