Pharmacy Technician with Typing Skills Salary

For Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, hourly average wages total $12.78 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Most Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills report high levels of job satisfaction. While just over two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, a little more than half do receive medical coverage, and one-half have dental, as well. The vast majority (82 percent) of Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills who took the survey are female. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$15,617 - $41,482
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$41K
MEDIAN: $29,274
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$9.66 - $17.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$15,617 - $41,482  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $2,051  
Profit Sharing
$499.92  
Total Pay (?
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$20,077 - $38,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $17.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.07  
Overtime
$13.71 - $27.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$96.96 - $2,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$499.92  
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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$20,077 - $38,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,471

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CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and Walgreen Co. are all popular places to work. Safeway, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $37K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $26K to a high of $45K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Target Corporation, Rite Aid Corporation, and Walmart.com, where earnings of $28K, $28K, or $28K are standard for Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills.

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 less than the top paying company. 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

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


For Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $25K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $30K. On average, Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills make $34K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $36K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,976

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For Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, busy Portland offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 44 percent above the national average. Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+31 percent), Philadelphia (+27 percent), Dallas (+23 percent), and Houston (+22 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include New York (5 percent lower) and Las Vegas (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 461 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲27%

▲12%

National Average
$27,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 461 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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