Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Pharmacy Technicians pull down an average of $14.29 per hour. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although more than half have medical coverage and slightly less than one-half have dental coverage, more than two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. Female Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$18,383 - $45,029
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MEDIAN: $34,472
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$9.99 - $18.41
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Salary
$18,383 - $45,029  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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$20,738 - $41,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $18.41  
   
Overtime
$14.58 - $33.90  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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$20,738 - $41,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 28 salaries. A Pharmacy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

▲21%

▲9%

National Average
$30,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries





▲9%

▲7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲6%


Insurance
▼0%

Spanish Language
▼0%

National Average
$30,000



Computer Service
▼6%


▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 44%