Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average rate for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician is $15.17 per hour. A skill in Sterile compounding is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,483 - $56,257
$24K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,263
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50%
90%

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$11.65 - $21.16
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,483 - $56,257  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $2,043  
Total Pay (?
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$24,411 - $45,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $21.16  
   
Overtime
$1.88 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$97.87 - $2,043  
   
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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$24,411 - $45,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 612

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Job Description for Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Hospitals dispense a large quantity of medications to many different patients in the course of a day. Hospital pharmacy technicians play a large role in this part of a hospital or clinic's operation; they work with the prescriptions written by doctors to ensure that caregiving staff are provided with necessary information and doses of the proper medications as required.

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Hospital 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 Hospital Pharmacy Technician

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Key Stats for Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲11%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$32,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Sterile compounding
▲11%

Pyxis
▲6%


Compounding
▲4%

Chemotherapy
▲4%

IV Admixture
▲3%

Oncology
▲3%

National Average
$32,000

Order Inventory
▼2%


Data Entry
▼6%

IV
▼7%

Hospital pharmacy
▼9%

Customer Service
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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