Pharmaceutical Technician Salary

A Pharmaceutical Technician earns an average wage of $12.41 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$36,479 - $51,000
$39K
MEDIAN: $38,738
50%

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$10.14 - $21.64
$10
$13
$22
MEDIAN: $12.53
10%
50%
90%

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$0$61K
Salary $38,738
Bonus $2,000
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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$22,532 - $61,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $21.64
Overtime $22.15
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $2,000
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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$22,532 - $61,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Pharmaceutical Technician

Pharmaceutical technicians typically work on teams in retail, hospitals, nursing homes, and physicians' offices under the direction and guidance of a licensed pharmacist. Good personal hygiene and sterile hands and equipment are necessary in this position, and uniforms and covered footwear are also required in these facilities.

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Pharmaceutical 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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Key Stats for Pharmaceutical Technician

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Pharmaceutical Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲28%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 46%
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