Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average rate for a Compounding Pharmacy Technician is $14.78 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Order Inventory is associated with high pay for this job.
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$23,489 - $50,060

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$11.09 - $19.53

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,489 - $50,060  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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$23,447 - $42,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Hourly Rate
$11.09 - $19.53  
   
Overtime
$14.73 - $29.61  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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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$23,447 - $42,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 465
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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

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

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Experience Affects Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 19%

Aseptic Processing
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

National Average
$31,000

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 4%

Compounding
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 37%
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