Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salary

Compounding Pharmacy Technicians in the United States take home approximately $15.54 per hour on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although approximately one in three lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Most Compounding Pharmacy Technicians survey respondents are women (76 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,977 - $53,582
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$39K
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MEDIAN: $39,177
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$11.93 - $21.37
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$0$53K
Salary $28,977 - $53,582
Bonus $153.19 - $4,027
Profit Sharing $428.37
Total Pay (?
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$25,393 - $45,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.93 - $21.37
Overtime $16.02 - $30.52
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $153.19 - $4,027
Profit Sharing $428.37
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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$25,393 - $45,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 399

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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

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
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$34,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Compounding Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Aseptic Processing
▲12%

Sterile compounding
▲11%

Order Inventory
▲8%


Chemotherapy
▲7%

▲3%

Insurance
▲3%

Inventory Control
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Typing
▼2%


▼6%

Compounding Pharmacy
▼7%

Customer Service
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 34%
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