Pharmacy Technician Salary at CVS / Pharmacy

A Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy earns an average wage of $10.16 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$15,319 - $38,241
(Median)
$15K
$20K
$38K
MEDIAN: $20,347
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$8.40 - $13.92
(Median)
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$15,319 - $38,241  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $200.89  
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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$17,562 - $30,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.40 - $13.92  
   
Overtime
$9.90 - $21.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $200.89  
   
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).
)
$17,562 - $30,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,102
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy

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

Pay Difference by Location

CVS / Pharmacy Reviews

What is it like working as a Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy?

Pharmacy Technician in New York:
"It's a great learning experience."
Pros: Helping and assisting the pharmacist being in a group setting. Learning on a constant basic.
Cons: Standing for long periods of time.

Pharmacy Technician in Harrodsburg:
"The Good, bad , and the ugly."
Pros: I enjoy the work I do as a technician. I enjoy helping patients and taking care of their medications.
Cons: All the red tape. Being a cashier. Making solictor phone calls. Worrying about scores and extra care card scans.

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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 50%



National Average
$21,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 8%


Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Data Processing
up arrow 4%

Composite Fillings
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 3%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Computer Service
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
0%

National Average
$21,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 252 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 52%
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