Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salary

The average wage for a Pharmacy Technician, Lead is $15.21 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Training is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,245 - $55,752

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$11.16 - $19.42

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,245 - $55,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
Total Pay (?
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$23,576 - $43,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $19.42  
   
Overtime
$15.11 - $29.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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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$23,576 - $43,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 700
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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

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

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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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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salaries



National Average
$32,000



Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salaries

Training
up arrow 22%

Compounding
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 20%
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