The average Dallas Certified Pharmacy Technician can expect to rake in roughly $14.77 per hour. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. The vast majority (88 percent) of Dallas Certified Pharmacy Technicians who took the survey are female. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$10.64 - $19.52
MEDIAN: $14.00

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$22,295 - $40,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
639,019 (49.2%)
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...

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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.

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $26K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $32K. On average, Certified Pharmacy Technicians in Dallas make $37K following one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Certified Pharmacy Technicians in Dallas, Texas with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $34K.

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Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

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Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Long Term Care
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Mail Order Pharmacy
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Inventory Management
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Data Entry
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Data Processing
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Customer Service

National Average

Computer Service
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Customer Relations
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Retail Pharmacy
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


88 %
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 18%