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Pharmacy Technician Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $12.77 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Processing, Data Entry, Typing, and Spanish Language.

$13,381 - $48,646
(Median)
$13K
$24K
$49K
MEDIAN: $24,305
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90%

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$9.79 - $17.58
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$13,381 - $48,646  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
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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$20,008 - $38,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $17.58  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
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).
)
$20,008 - $38,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Processing
up arrow 21%

Data Entry
up arrow 13%

Typing
up arrow 12%

Spanish Language
up arrow 11%

Insurance
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Inventory Management
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Composite Fillings
up arrow 3%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 2%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$26,000

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 39%
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