Pharmacist Assistant Salary (United States)

A Pharmacist Assistant earns an average wage of $10.08 per hour.
Pharmacist Assistant Total Pay (?
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$7.42 - $14.75
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$7.42 - $14.75  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$49.13 - $1,017  
   
Total Pay (?
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$15,594 - $78,297  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Pharmacist Assistant
Pharmacist assistant positions are often found at larger pharmacies, where the main pharmacist requires additional help to keep up with customer demands. For positions in which the assistant must fulfill many of the same duties as the pharmacist, a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is the standard requirement, along with a state pharmacist license. However, some jobs are limited to administrative and clerical work and do not require a degree. Both jobs have entry-level openings, but many positions require previous pharmacy experience. All pharmacy assistant jobs require interaction with customers and direct supervision by the pharmacist.
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Pharmacist Assistant Tasks
  • Create and update patient profiles with medication information.
  • Organize and upkeep pharmacy environment in accordance to health standards and policies.
  • Verify and fulfill prescription orders, ensuring accurate distribution in compliance with requisite policies.

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Gender
Female
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Male
17%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%
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