Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average rate for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician is $15.16 per hour. A skill in Sterile compounding is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,292 - $64,595
$24K
$35K
$65K
MEDIAN: $35,497
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$11.68 - $20.80
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$15
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MEDIAN: $15.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,292 - $64,595  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,027  
Total Pay (?
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$24,444 - $44,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.68 - $20.80  
   
Overtime
$1.98 - $30.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,027  
   
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).
)
$24,444 - $44,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 601

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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

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 300 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital 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 $33,000 based on 212 salaries. An experienced Hospital Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 173 salaries. A Hospital 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 $39,000 based on 78 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$32,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Sterile compounding
▲10%

Pyxis
▲6%

Chemotherapy
▲3%

IV Admixture
▲3%

Oncology
▲3%


▲1%

National Average
$32,000


Order Inventory
▼3%

Data Entry
▼6%

IV
▼7%

Hospital pharmacy
▼9%

Customer Service
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%
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