Pharmacy Technician with Typing Skills Salary

Average Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills make around $12.42 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.23 per hour and $17.47. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the company, followed by tenure and geographic location. Work is enjoyable for Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and close to one-half receive dental plans. The vast majority of Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$18,246 - $43,921
(Median)
$18K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,639
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$9.23 - $17.47
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$18,246 - $43,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$19,272 - $37,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.23 - $17.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.29  
Overtime
$12.61 - $27.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$19,272 - $37,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,482
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CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and The Kroger Company are top-notch employers for Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills in this area. Although Humana, Inc. offers the highest salaries (median pay is $36K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $33K to $41K. Other big spenders include Safeway, Inc., Walmart.com, and Target Corporation, top-paying firms where Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills see paychecks nearing $36K, $28K, or $27K.

Employees at The Kroger Company, Meijer, Inc., and CVS / Pharmacy can also expect below-average earnings of $21K, $21K, and $22K.

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

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


Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $24K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $30K. Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $33K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $36K.

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 408 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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