Pharmacy Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

An average Pharmacy Technician in Houston can expect to take home roughly $13.63 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.86 per hour and $18.84. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Most Pharmacy Technicians in Houston like their work and job satisfaction is high. There are more female Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,549 - $47,429
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,480
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$9.86 - $18.84
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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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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$20,536 - $40,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $18.84  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.08  
National 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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$20,536 - $40,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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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.


Houston Pharmacy Technicians who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $25K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $31K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings 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

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 17%

Long Term Care
up arrow 13%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 8%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 6%

Phone Support
up arrow 5%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Data Processing
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Computer Service
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%


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
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 29%
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