The average rate for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas is $11.96 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Mail Order Pharmacy, Data Processing, Spanish Language, Customer Relations, and Long Term Care.

$19,602 - $36,625
$23K
MEDIAN: $22,700
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$9.76 - $16.92
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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$22,700  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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$20,132 - $36,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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$9.76 - $16.92  
   
Overtime
$1.30 - $27.64  
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$20,132 - $36,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 29%

Data Processing
up arrow 19%

Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Spanish Language
up arrow 15%

Long Term Care
up arrow 14%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 12%

Data Entry
up arrow 12%

Typing
up arrow 12%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 8%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$25,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Computer Service
up arrow 4%

Phone Support
up arrow 6%

Composite Fillings
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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