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 - $51,960
$28K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,333
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$11.81 - $20.99
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MEDIAN: $15.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,188 - $51,960  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $4,137  
Profit Sharing
$432.00  
Total Pay (?
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$25,109 - $45,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $20.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$16.35 - $31.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$290.87 - $4,137  
   
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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$25,109 - $45,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 394

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Compounding Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Compounding Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 255 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compounding Pharmacy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Compounding Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 110 salaries. A Compounding Pharmacy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 38 salaries.

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Key Stats for Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

▲12%

▲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
▲3%

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 58 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 34%