A Pharmacy Technician, Lead earns an average wage of $15.53 per hour.

$23,806 - $61,915
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $39,161
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$11.59 - $20.18
(Median)
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,806 - $61,915  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$24,410 - $44,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $20.18  
   
Overtime
$16.44 - $32.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$99.33 - $2,959  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$24,410 - $44,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 648
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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,177

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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
$33,000



Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 7%

Scheduling
0%

Training
0%

National Average
$33,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Compounding
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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