Pharmacy Technician with Typing Skills Salary

Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills can expect wages of $12.96 per hour on average. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the company and tenure. Work is enjoyable for Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, just over a half do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately half get dental coverage, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$16,468 - $41,671
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MEDIAN: $28,733
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$9.76 - $17.98
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$0$41K
Salary $16,468 - $41,671
Bonus $97.59 - $3,052
Profit Sharing $500
Commission $800
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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$20,308 - $38,461
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.76 - $17.98
Hourly Tips $1.07
Overtime $13.98 - $28.82
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $97.59 - $3,052
Commission $800
Profit Sharing $500
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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$20,308 - $38,461
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,478

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Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills fill the offices of leading firms CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and Walgreen Co. The biggest paychecks can be found at Safeway, Inc. — the median salary there is $37K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $26K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $45K. Target Corporation, Rite Aid Corporation, and Walmart.com are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills earning around $28K, $28K, or $28K at each firm, respectively.

Considering that the median salary at CVS Caremark Corporation is a shallow $22K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is 71 percent lower than the top payer. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Rite Aid Pharmacy, The Kroger Company, and Rite Aid Corp, all paying $22K.

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 1,720 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 $30,000 based on 714 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 405 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 $36,000 based on 90 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,361

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, Portland provides a pay rate that is 42 percent greater than the national average. Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+29 percent), Philadelphia (+25 percent), Dallas (+22 percent), and Houston (+21 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 6 percent less in New York and 4 percent less in Las Vegas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 569 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲25%

▲11%

National Average
$27,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 569 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 44%
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