Pharmacy Technician Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The average Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Pa. earns approximately $13.00 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $8.53 per hour, and the top verges on $19.22. Women account for the majority of Pharmacy Technicians in Philadelphia who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. Most Philadelphia Pharmacy Technicians are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by nearly one-half and dental insurance is reported by more than a third. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$25,342 - $49,316
(Median)
$25K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,978
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$8.53 - $19.22
(Median)
$8
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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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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$18,395 - $41,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.53 - $19.22  
   
Overtime
$6.38 - $37.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$18,395 - $41,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Computer Service
up arrow 9%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Insurance
up arrow 7%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 10%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 12%

Phone Support
up arrow 14%

Data Processing
up arrow 18%

Data Entry
up arrow 28%

Inventory Management
up arrow 28%

Typing
up arrow 33%

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
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 50%
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