Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas can expect to rake in roughly $14.05 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $9.92 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $18.81. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Pharmacy Technicians in Houston survey participants are more prevalent than men — 66 percent of professionals. Most Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,654 - $47,859
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,488
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$9.92 - $18.81
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,654 - $47,859  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
Profit Sharing
$51.50  
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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$20,697 - $41,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $18.81  
   
Overtime
$0.70 - $27.59  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
Profit Sharing
$51.50  
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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$20,697 - $41,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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CVS / Pharmacy offers the least pay with a median salary of $24K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $29K.

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

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


For many Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $25K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $32K. Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas see a median salary of $35K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Houston Pharmacy Technicians who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $40K.

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%



National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 14%

Long Term Care
up arrow 10%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
0%

Data Processing
0%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
0%

Phone Support
0%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Computer Service
up arrow 3%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 5%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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