Average Hourly Rate for Wal-Mart Pharmacy Employees

The average pay for Wal-Mart Pharmacy employees is $14.00 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $51.91. For the most part, employee paychecks at Wal-Mart Pharmacy fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your experience level also matters, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 $13.45 per hour on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $11.01 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (27 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make approximately $40.00 per hour on average.


Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — around $16.50 per hour on average.


Pharmacists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $59.70 per hour; Certified Pharmacy Technicians come in second with average earnings amounting to about $17.30, while Senior Certified Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Technicians rank near the top as well ($13.29 and around $11.01, respectively).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Immunization Pharmacists, who make $64.05 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Medicaid & Medicare Billing in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $13.97 per hour. Retail Pharmacy is a popular skill in the Wal-Mart Pharmacy workforce; a large number of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Insurance, and Data Entry.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Wal-Mart Pharmacy's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-half of respondents receive paid vacation and sick leave. A majority of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Wal-Mart Pharmacy provides health insurance to a strong majority of respondents, and the larger part of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Perks also include a stock purchase plan and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Wal-Mart Pharmacy


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15 %
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$8 - $15
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5-9 years
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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