Average Pharmacy Technicians in Houston, Texas make around $14.41 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Though the majority of Pharmacy Technicians in Houston do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Women account for the majority of Houston Pharmacy Technicians who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. While some workers in this profession — just over two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and about one-half have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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$2,000  
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$20,786 - $42,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$9.98 - $18.77  
   
Overtime
$14.63 - $33.45  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$20,786 - $42,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
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:
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

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


Houston Pharmacy Technicians with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $25K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $33K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Pharmacy Technicians in Houston who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $37K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $43K.

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Data Processing
up arrow 16%

Long Term Care
up arrow 16%


Mail Order Pharmacy
up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%


up arrow 5%

Computer Service
up arrow 3%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 9%

Phone Support
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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