A Pharmacy Technician in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $16.60 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Customer Relations is associated with high pay for this job.

$17,517 - $72,719
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MEDIAN: $39,411
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$10.95 - $22.43
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Salary
$17,517 - $72,719  
   
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$21,433 - $49,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Hourly Rate
$10.95 - $22.43  
   
Overtime
$20.52 - $43.70  
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$21,433 - $49,579  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%



National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 14%

Computer Service
up arrow 10%

Data Processing
up arrow 8%

Phone Support
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Composite Fillings
0%

National Average
$36,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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