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Average Hourly Rate for Pharmerica Corporation Employees

Employees of Pharmerica Corporation bring in an average of $14.53 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $20.49. The most important factor affecting pay for Pharmerica Corporation employees is your experience level, though your job title plays a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Pharmerica Corporation typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: Pharmerica Corporation
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Pharmacy Technician (6)
$9.42 - $18.89  
[-]Pharmacy Technician (6)
Hourly Rate$9.42 - $18.89  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (5)
$9.47 - $19.58  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (5)
Hourly Rate$9.47 - $19.58  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $13.84 per hour. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $11.05 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $16.80 per hour on average.


By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $17.50 per hour.


Certified Pharmacy Technicians are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing about $14.45 per hour; Pharmacy Technicians are next on the list, bringing in close to $12.98 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $16.75 per hour. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Pharmerica Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach around $15.64 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Service; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $14.79 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Long Term Care; more than a third consider it a key competency. Data Entry, Typing, and Retail Pharmacy are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in three workers. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of respondents, and for a fair number of workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, free drinks, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Pharmerica Corporation


53 %
47 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $22
Hourly Rate
$13 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
United States (change)

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