What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Pharmacy Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas can expect wages of $13.56 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $9.80 per hour and $18.83. Most Houston Pharmacy Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Pharmacy Technicians in Houston who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,438 - $47,992
(Median)
$19K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,319
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.80 - $18.83
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,438 - $47,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
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).
)
$20,479 - $40,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $18.83  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.02  
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.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
   
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).
)
$20,479 - $40,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 153

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $25K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $31K. Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas see a median salary of $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Pharmacy Technicians in Houston who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $40K.

United States (change)

Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 15%


National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 13%

Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 9%

Data Processing
up arrow 7%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 6%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 5%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Phone Support
up arrow 4%

Computer Service
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 6%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

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: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 28%
ADVERTISEMENT