Pharmacists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $52.98 per hour — though Data Management Specialists, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Technician, Leads also do fairly well at $19.74, approximately $16.75, and $16.50, respectively. Admissions Representatives at Pharmerica Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $14.14 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $14.29 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Pharmerica Corporation workforce (38 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $15.28 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $16.03 per hour) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Las Vegas, Nev. (approximately $16.00), Chicago, Ill. (about $15.17), and Denver, Colo. ($14.75) are the next top-paying cities. Longmont, Colo. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $14.25. Across Pharmerica Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $35.11 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Pharmacists receive bigger paychecks (approximately $54.63 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Pharmerica Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $35.38 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Long Term Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $16.31 per hour. Data Entry also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Inventory Management, Customer Service, and Typing.
Benefits and Perks
Pharmerica Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. At Pharmerica Corporation, the larger part of survey participants have health insurance, and the larger part of workers have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to 401(a) and life insurance.