Pharmacist Technician Salary

The average rate for a Pharmacist Technician is $11.23 per hour.

$23,270 - $128,682
$23K
$36K
$130K
MEDIAN: $36,500
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$8.99 - $18.22
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$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,270 - $128,682  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$19,247 - $50,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $18.22  
   
Overtime
$17.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$19,247 - $50,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Pharmacist Technician

  • Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
  • Collect patient information for prescription and billing.
  • Prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles and unit dose packaging.
  • Assist in preparing and dispensing medication under direct supervision of Pharmacist.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist Technician

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

Pharmacist Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacist Technician?

Pharmacist Technician in Amarillo:
"Packing Pills Pays the Bills."
Pros: As pharmacists technician the majority of my day is spent counting medications and double checking the prescriptions. You'd have to be brain dead to not excel in this field.
Cons: My bosses and the company owners have extremely poor management skills. They pay us nothing compared to what I could make elsewhere.

Key Stats for Pharmacist Technician

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲78%

Experienced
▲42%

Mid-Career
▲34%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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