The average rate for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician is $15.07 per hour. A skill in Sterile compounding is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,416 - $54,676
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$24K
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$55K
MEDIAN: $34,516
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$11.64 - $21.01
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$12
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,416 - $54,676  
   
Bonus
$25.76 - $3,878  
Total Pay (?
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$24,389 - $44,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.64 - $21.01  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $32.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$25.76 - $3,878  
   
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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$24,389 - $44,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 597
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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

  • 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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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Sterile compounding
up arrow 11%

Compounding
up arrow 8%

Oncology
up arrow 7%

Chemotherapy
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

IV Admixture
up arrow 2%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 3%

Hospital Education
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

IV
up arrow 6%

Hospital pharmacy
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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