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Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average rate for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician is $14.36 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Chemotherapy, IV Admixture, and Oncology. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$21,887 - $41,200
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$41K
MEDIAN: $31,904
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$10.58 - $19.68
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$21,887 - $41,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $601  
Profit Sharing
$24.57 - $793  
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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$22,311 - $41,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $19.68  
   
Overtime
$8.94 - $29.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $601  
   
Profit Sharing
$24.57 - $793  
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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$22,311 - $41,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 780

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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.

Related Job Salaries

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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Chemotherapy
up arrow 58%

IV Admixture
up arrow 22%

Oncology
up arrow 20%

Retail Pharmacy
0%

National Average
$30,000

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Compounding
up arrow 2%

Hospital pharmacy
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%
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