A Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average wage of $14.91 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Inventory Management and Data Entry.

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MEDIAN: $37,133
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Salary
$37,134  
   
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$24,843 - $44,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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$11.85 - $21.52  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
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$24,843 - $44,408  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Inventory Management
up arrow 18%

Data Entry
up arrow 12%

National Average
$32,000

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Retail
up arrow 9%

Data Processing
up arrow 10%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 11%

Typing
up arrow 16%

Computer Service
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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