Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $12.95 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Wal-Mart Pharmacy people (52 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $12.09 per hour on average.
Within the firm, employees working in Oklahoma take home the most — around $15.08 per hour on average.
Pharmacists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $59.80 per hour — though Certified Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Technicians also do fairly well at approximately $12.70 and about $11.75, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Immunization Pharmacists receive bigger paychecks (around $61.04 per hour) than those without credentials. Wal-Mart Pharmacy workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $40.55 on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Inventory Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $13.90 per hour. Retail Pharmacy also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the greater part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Data Entry, Customer Service, and Insurance are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A little over a half of workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. A large number of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Wal-Mart Pharmacy sponsors. Wal-Mart Pharmacy provides health insurance to the larger part of respondents, and just over two-fifths of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and stock options.