Pharmacy Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Pharmacy Technician in Houston earns approximately $13.74 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.86 per hour to $18.87. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$19,606 - $47,420

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$9.86 - $18.87

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,606 - $47,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $995  
Total Pay (?
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$20,582 - $40,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $18.87  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $27.49  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $995  
   
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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$20,582 - $40,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $25K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $32K. For Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $40K on average.

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%



National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 13%

Long Term Care
up arrow 12%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 7%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 7%

Phone Support
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Data Processing
up arrow 3%

Computer Service
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

Spanish Language
0%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 29%
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