Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $12.95 per hour. The largest fraction of Wal-Mart Pharmacy people (47 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $11.75 per hour on average.
Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of approximately $15.08 per hour) in Oklahoma.
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 about $13.40 and around $11.36, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Immunization Pharmacists earn $61.04 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $40.55 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Inventory Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $14.73 per hour. Retail Pharmacy is a popular skill among Wal-Mart Pharmacy workers, with a strong majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Data Entry, Customer Service, and Insurance.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only half of survey participants. A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of survey participants, and more than two-fifths of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Wal-Mart Pharmacy folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and stock options.