Average Hourly Rate for Walgreen's Pharmacy Employees

Median pay for Walgreen's Pharmacy workers sits around $11.89 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $19.58. The most important factor affecting pay for Walgreen's Pharmacy employees is your job title, though how long you've been working and geography play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Pharmacists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $58.04 per hour on average; Senior Pharmacy Technicians are next on the list, bringing in close to around $14.38, followed by Senior Certified Pharmacy Technicians earning $14.11 and Retail Shift Supervisors making $12.01. Cashiers at Walgreen's Pharmacy do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($8.75 on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $13.60 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Walgreen's Pharmacy folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $11.26 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.00 per hour) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Chicago, Ill. ($12.83), Dallas, Texas ($12.16), and Baltimore, Md. (about $11.75) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $10.25, Houston, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Michigan pays Walgreen's Pharmacy the most — about $13.06 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Immunization Pharmacist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $59.80 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a medical degree at Walgreen's Pharmacy come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $59.51 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 $12.79 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the larger part of Walgreen's Pharmacy's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Retail Pharmacy, Data Entry, and Insurance as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Walgreen's Pharmacy; the company rewards only 28 percent with paid vacation time and only one in seven respondents with sick leave. A majority of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of employees, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Walgreen's Pharmacy


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31 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
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$9 - $16
Less than 1 year
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

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