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Average Hourly Rate for Walgreen's Pharmacy Employees

Employees of Walgreen's Pharmacy bring in an average of $12.16 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $20.11. For the most part, employee paychecks at Walgreen's Pharmacy fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your experience level and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Walgreen's Pharmacy typically pays:
-2%
below market
Similar employers pay:
1%
above market
Employer: Walgreen's Pharmacy
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United States of America 

1901

Walgreens Drug Store, Walgreen's Drug Store


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Jobs

Nearing the top of the pay scale are Pharmacists, Senior Pharmacy Technicians, Senior Certified Pharmacy Technicians, and Retail Shift Supervisors; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $55.90 per hour, the other salaries come in at $15.18, $14.41, and around $11.83, respectively. Financial compensation for Cashiers is rather low — on average only $9.79 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $13.69 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (45 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.23 per hour.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.76 per hour) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Baltimore, Md. (about $14.20), Fort Worth, Texas ($13.75), and Miami, Fla. (around $12.29) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Richmond, Va. — at approximately $11.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Walgreen's Pharmacy's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home about $14.75 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Immunization Pharmacists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $57.99 per hour. Walgreen's Pharmacy provides the highest financial reward to those with a medical degree — these employees rake in $56.53 per hour.

Skills

In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Inventory Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $13.67 per hour. Retail Pharmacy is regularly seen around here; the larger part of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Data Entry, and Insurance.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a third of survey participants receiving paid vacation and a quarter of respondents receiving paid sick days. A fair number of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of workers and dental coverage for a majority of employees. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, stock options, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Walgreen's Pharmacy

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Hourly Rate
$9 - $18
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.
 
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