Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy Salary

A Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy earns an average wage of $10.91 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.

$15,017 - $36,092
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$22K
$36K
MEDIAN: $21,704
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$9.27 - $15.00
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MEDIAN: $10.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$15,017 - $36,092  
   
Bonus
$370.00  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$19,245 - $31,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $15.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.35  
Overtime
$13.86 - $24.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$370.00  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$19,245 - $31,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,028

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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 $22,000 based on 857 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 $27,000 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 91 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 $34,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $22,804

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CVS / Pharmacy Reviews

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

Pharmacy Technician in Ronkonkoma:
"It's cool."
Pros: Good education experience, I would definitely work at a pharmacy if you plan on working in the medical field or pharmacy because you learn a lot about the drugs, insurance, and customer service. CVS provides on the job training as well. It's a good opportunity.
Cons: Very stressful dealing with the pressure of lines, not having enough staff at surrent times of the day. Learning and dealing with medical information not knowing everything makes its difficult to answer questions.

Pharmacy Technician in Spring Hill:
"Corporate, highly stressful, good hours."
Pros: Helping provide people with the medications that help them live out fairly comfortable days.
Cons: The stress, co-workers not cooperating, not many benefits, the pay.

Pharmacy Technician in Murrieta:
Pros: I'm good at it. I have a great bond with most of my patients as we are a neighborhood pharmacy. Work with a great team.
Cons: The company is horrible. They treat employees like garbage, making us do the workload of 4 people. We're so short staffed we can't give our customers the care and attention they should be getting at a health facility. Too much focus on scores and numbers.

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.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 238 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

▲51%

▲34%

▲18%

National Average
$23,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries




▲2%



▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$23,000





Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 238 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 57%