The average wage for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Chicago, Illinois is $13.81 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Oncology is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

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MEDIAN: $42,494
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Salary
$42,494  
   
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$21,202 - $42,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $18.15  
   
Overtime
$23.30  
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$21,202 - $42,952  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Oncology
up arrow 29%

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Data Processing
0%

Computer Service
0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 7%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 7%


Insurance
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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