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Pharmacy Technician Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average wage for a Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $12.63 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Processing, Typing, and Data Entry. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$13,381 - $48,646
(Median)
$13K
$24K
$49K
MEDIAN: $24,305
10%
50%
90%

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$9.76 - $17.68
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
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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$19,919 - $38,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $17.68  
   
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).
)
$19,919 - $38,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Processing
up arrow 22%

Typing
up arrow 13%

Data Entry
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Inventory Management
up arrow 8%

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Customer Relations
up arrow 5%

Composite Fillings
up arrow 4%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 3%

National Average
$26,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 39%