Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Pharmacy Technicians in Philadelphia, Pa. can expect wages of $13.79 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, over one-half have medical insurance and a little more than half receive dental plans. The majority of Philadelphia Pharmacy Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,800 - $37,029
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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$9.14 - $19.45
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$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.79
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Salary
$30,000  
   
Bonus
$1,275  
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$19,180 - $42,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $19.45  
   
Overtime
$28.72  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,275  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,180 - $42,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

National Average
$30,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Mail Order Pharmacy
▲24%

Customer Relations
▲18%

▲17%

Data Processing
▲16%

Typing
▲16%

Phone Support
▲16%

▲14%


National Average
$30,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼2%


Inventory Management
▼23%

Computer Service
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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