Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

Pay for Pharmacy Technicians in Houston sits in the ballpark of $14.05 per hour. Compensation ranges between $9.92 per hour and $18.81. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas (66 percent) who took the survey are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. For the most part, Houston Pharmacy Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from 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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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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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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With a median salary of $24K, CVS / Pharmacy provides Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $29K, limiting employee salary growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Pharmacy Technicians in Houston. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $25K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $32K. For Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. Pharmacy Technicians in Houston 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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