Pharmacy Technician Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

For Pharmacy Technicians in Philadelphia, Pa., hourly average wages total $12.49 per hour. Pay ranges from $8.32 per hour on the low end to $19.37 on the high end. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Pharmacy Technicians in Philadelphia (67 percent) who took the survey are women. While some workers in this profession — just over a half — do not have any health coverage, just under a half do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,342 - $49,316
(Median)
$25K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,978
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$8.32 - $19.37
(Median)
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,342 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
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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$18,160 - $41,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$8.32 - $19.37  
   
Overtime
$2.32 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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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$18,160 - $41,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Computer Service
up arrow 12%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 6%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 8%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 10%

Phone Support
up arrow 12%

Data Processing
up arrow 16%

Inventory Management
up arrow 26%

Data Entry
up arrow 29%

Typing
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 52%