Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average rate for a Compounding Pharmacy Technician is $15.43 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Aseptic Processing and Sterile compounding.
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$28,188 - $51,418
$28K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,333
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$11.84 - $20.80
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MEDIAN: $15.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,188 - $51,418  
   
Bonus
$50.87 - $4,096  
Profit Sharing
$432.00  
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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$25,166 - $45,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $20.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$16.34 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$50.87 - $4,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$432.00  
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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$25,166 - $45,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 412

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Job Description for Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Compounding pharmacy technicians are in charge of compounding different medications for patient use, keeping accurate medication records, and working with different insurance and medical providers to ensure the best possible patient treatment and support at every step. One of their main duties include packaging and labeling medications; in addition, they also prepare and mix intravenous medications as needed. Compounding pharmacy technicians must explain how medication works to patients and try to solve patient inquiries in a timely manner. They escalate patient issues as required and pass along complaints and other matters to pharmacy executives.

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Compounding Pharmacy Technician Tasks

  • Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
  • Collect patient information for prescription and billing.
  • Prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles and unit dose packaging.
  • Assist in preparing and dispensing medication under direct supervision of Pharmacist.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compounding Pharmacy Technician

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

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Key Stats for Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

▲13%

▲4%

National Average
$33,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Aseptic Processing
▲13%

Sterile compounding
▲12%

Order Inventory
▲9%


Chemotherapy
▲8%

▲4%

Insurance
▲4%

Inventory Control
▲1%

National Average
$33,000

Typing
▼2%


▼5%

Compounding Pharmacy
▼6%

Customer Service
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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