Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Pharmerica Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $13.99 per hour on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $13.89 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $17.50 per hour on average.
Residents of Phoenix, Ariz. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $14.79 per hour; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. ($14.75) and Tallahassee, Fla. (around $11.51). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Pennsylvania; pay there average to $31.00 per hour.
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 and Pharmacy Technicians also do fairly well at around $15.04 and $14.00, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $16.75 per hour for Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds; non-accredited workers make much less.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Long Term Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $20.00 per hour. Data Entry is a popular skill among Pharmerica Corporation workers, with one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include 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 a quarter of survey participants receive paid sick leave. To plan for old age, nearly all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A fair number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance.