Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average rate for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician is $14.57 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Chemotherapy and IV Admixture.

$21,529 - $40,947
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$41K
MEDIAN: $32,089
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$11.10 - $20.03
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,529 - $40,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $608  
Profit Sharing
$350.00  
Total Pay (?
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$23,351 - $42,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $20.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$7.74 - $29.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $608  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00  
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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$23,351 - $42,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 836
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Pharmacy Technician

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

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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Chemotherapy
up arrow 55%

IV Admixture
up arrow 21%

Compounding
up arrow 8%

Oncology
up arrow 8%

Hospital Education
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Hospital pharmacy
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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