Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $12.03 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $11.87 per hour on average.
By state, Missouri offers the highest pay at $14.69 per hour.
Pharmacists earn the highest median pay at around $59.80 per hour, followed by Pharmacy Interns ($14.00), Certified Pharmacy Technicians (about $12.02), and Pharmacy Technicians (approximately $11.36).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Immunization Pharmacists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $61.04 per hour. Wal-Mart Pharmacy compensates Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy-holders the most at around $40.55 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Data Entry seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $13.70 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Retail Pharmacy; the greater part consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Customer Service, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
Most survey participants save for retirement through Wal-Mart Pharmacy's 401(k) plan. Benefits include paid time off, but Wal-Mart Pharmacy hands out more vacation days than sick days; over one-half of workers report receiving the former, but only half of respondents report receiving the latter. For a solid majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and nearly two in five workers get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.