Earning $56.05 per hour on average, Pharmacists receive the most money, followed by Senior Pharmacy Technicians (around $15.26), Senior Certified Pharmacy Technicians (about $14.30), and Retail Shift Supervisors (approximately $11.77). Cashiers make an average $9.70, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $13.58 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $11.21 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $15.42 per hour) can be spotted in San Antonio, Texas; Chicago, Ill. ($14.76), Miami, Fla. ($12.29), and Orlando, Fla. ($11.65) are the next top-paying cities. Richmond, Va. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $11.00, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Walgreen's Pharmacy pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is around $15.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Immunization Pharmacists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $58.26 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Walgreen's Pharmacy — these employees make the most at about $60.98 per hour.
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 $13.59 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Walgreen's Pharmacy is Retail Pharmacy; a majority of employees use it for work. Customer Service, Data Entry, and Insurance were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Walgreen's Pharmacy can sometimes lack paid time off; 36 percent get paid vacation days, and 28 percent receive paid sick leave. A fair number of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of respondents and dental coverage for a majority of survey participants. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.