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Average Hourly Rate for Wal-Mart Pharmacy Employees

The average pay for Wal-Mart Pharmacy employees is $12.58 per hour — without the $21.03 from overtime earnings. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Wal-Mart Pharmacy, but your experience level affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

Employer: Wal-Mart Pharmacy
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Pharmacy Technician (13)
$8.24 - $18.97  
[-]Pharmacy Technician (13)
Hourly Rate$8.24 - $18.97  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (9)
$8.83 - $17.10  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (9)
Hourly Rate$8.83 - $17.10  
[+]Pharmacist (3)
$44.56 - $66.39  
[+]Pharmacist (3)
Hourly Rate$44.56 - $66.39  
[+]Pharmacy Intern (2)
$9.93 - $19.94  
[+]Pharmacy Intern (2)
Hourly Rate$9.93 - $19.94  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Wal-Mart Pharmacy Details

702 Southwest 8th Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716


Retail, Variety Stores, Department Stores

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Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to $11.94. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Wal-Mart Pharmacy people (52 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn $11.87 per hour.


Within the firm, employees working in Missouri take home the most — approximately $14.69 per hour on average.


Typically, Pharmacists are the best paid with salaries hovering at around $59.80; Pharmacy Interns, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Technicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $14.00, about $12.02, and approximately $11.57, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $61.04 for Certified Immunization Pharmacist s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Salaries typically rise to $12.11 per hour for accredited Certified Pharmacy Technician s. Regarding pay and education, Wal-Mart Pharmacy pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy the most — $40.55.


When it comes to skills, Data Entry seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $13.43. One of the more prevalent skills at Wal-Mart Pharmacy is Retail Pharmacy, with more than half considering it a key competency. Customer Service, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Inventory Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only half of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Wal-Mart Pharmacy sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. A fair portion of workers have health insurance, and benefits for approximately two in five workers also include dental insurance. Wal-Mart Pharmacy employees also enjoy perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

79 %
21 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Hourly Rate
$11 - $59
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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