The average wage for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with Retail Pharmacy skills is $13.01 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$17,962 - $46,576
(Median)
$18K
$30K
$47K
MEDIAN: $29,845
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$10.04 - $17.20
(Median)
$10
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$17,962 - $46,576  
   
Bonus
$152.05 - $1,677  
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $8,443  
Commission
$2,400  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,914 - $36,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $17.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$13.93 - $26.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$152.05 - $1,677  
   
Commission
$2,400  
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $8,443  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,914 - $36,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,792
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,275

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Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 459 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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