A Pharmacy Technician, Lead earns an average wage of $15.67 per hour.

$24,353 - $62,400
$24K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $38,659
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$11.73 - $20.36
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,353 - $62,400  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,230  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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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$24,688 - $44,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $20.36  
   
Overtime
$16.03 - $32.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,230  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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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$24,688 - $44,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 663

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Job Description for Pharmacy Technician, Lead

The lead pharmacy technician generally works under a pharmacist, assisting them in the pharmacy by completing tasks such as mixing medicines and creating IV solutions. The lead pharmacy technician holds a leadership position in which they must provide guidance and instructions to other pharmacy technicians. These professionals are also in charge of cleaning the pharmacy, performing bookkeeping duties such as creating bills and medicine labels, and using a computer to complete work-related tasks. There may also be logistical duties involving keeping inventory and restocking. Whenever discrepancies are noted, the pharmacy technician must notify the pharmacist immediately. Additionally, the pharmacy technician may have telephone answering and reception duties, and they must be courteous and concise when giving or taking information from clients.

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Pharmacy Technician, Lead Tasks

  • Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
  • Monitor and prioritize workflow of pharmacy technicians, including billing activities.
  • 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 Difference by Location

National Average: $33,432

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Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacy Technician, Lead?

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in Henderson:
"Stress Level, Corporate Culture, Customer Service."
Pros: Steady consistent pay, helping others, minimum of 40 hours work.
Cons: Sometimes forced/mandatory overtime, small work space/office cubicle.

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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician, Lead

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salaries



National Average
$33,000



Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Training
0%

National Average
$33,000







Compounding
up arrow 5%

Team Leadership
up arrow 10%

Typing
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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