Pharmacist Technician Salary

The average rate for a Pharmacist Technician is $11.16 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$19,784 - $139,620
$20K
$32K
$140K
MEDIAN: $32,108
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50%
90%

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$8.94 - $17.77
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$19,784 - $139,620  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$19,074 - $42,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.94 - $17.77  
   
Overtime
$16.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$19,074 - $42,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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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

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacist Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacist Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacist Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 12 salaries. A Pharmacist Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 7 salaries.

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
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲82%

Experienced
▲42%

Mid-Career
▲37%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 61%
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