Pharmacy Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Pharmacy Technicians in Houston lies in the neighborhood of $13.63 per hour. Pay generally varies between $9.81 per hour and $18.81. Houston Pharmacy Technicians survey participants are largely women, dominating at 66 percent. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$19,549 - $47,429
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,480
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$9.81 - $18.81
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,549 - $47,429  
   
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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$20,445 - $40,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $18.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$20,445 - $40,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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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.


Pharmacy Technicians in Houston who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $25K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. On average, Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas make $34K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $40K.

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 13%

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 8%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 6%

Data Processing
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Phone Support
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Computer Service
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%


Composite Fillings
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 29%
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