Years of Experience
Average pay is about $13.99 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $13.89 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Pharmerica Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $17.50 per hour.
Residents of Phoenix, Ariz. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $14.79 per hour; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. ($14.75) and Tallahassee, Fla. ($11.51). The highest pay by state can be found in Pennsylvania, where pay average out at around $31.00 per hour.
Pharmacy Technician, Leads rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $16.54 per hour; Certified Pharmacy Technicians come in second with median earnings amounting to $15.04, and Pharmacy Technicians rank near the top as well ($14.00).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $16.75 per hour for Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.
Employees who count Long Term Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $20.00 per hour. Data Entry is a popular skill in the Pharmerica Corporation workforce; approximately one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Customer Relations, and Typing.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Pharmerica Corporation can sometimes lack paid time off; 38 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four respondents receive paid sick leave. Nearly all survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of employees also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include life insurance.