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Average Hourly Rate for Wal-Mart Pharmacy Employees

Wal-Mart Pharmacy workers earn an average of $13.08 per hour normally and $20.67 during overtime hours. Your job title is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Wal-Mart Pharmacy; how long you've been working has a (lesser) effect as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Wal-Mart Pharmacy
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About This Company

702 Southwest 8th Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716


Retail, Variety Stores, Department Stores

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Wal-Mart Pharmacy for between five and 10 years earn $12.70 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Wal-Mart Pharmacy employees (57 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $12.09 per hour on average.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to about $36.75 per hour.


Pharmacists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $59.80 per hour — though Pharmacy Technicians and Certified Pharmacy Technicians also do fairly well at $12.32 and around $11.97, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Immunization Pharmacists, who make approximately $61.04 per hour. Wal-Mart Pharmacy workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning around $40.55 on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Data Entry; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $13.44 per hour. Retail Pharmacy is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Insurance.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but Wal-Mart Pharmacy hands out more vacation days than sick days; slightly more than half of workers report receiving the former, but only one-half of workers report receiving the latter. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of workers use it to save for retirement. A majority of respondents report having health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers report having dental coverage. Wal-Mart Pharmacy also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Wal-Mart Pharmacy


79 %
21 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Hourly Rate
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
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