Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician is $10.44 per hour.
Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$17,780 - $42,477
(Median)
18K
22K
30K
36K
42K
MEDIAN: $29,584
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$8.21 - $14.81
(Median)
8
10
13
15
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$17,780 - $42,477  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $607  
Profit Sharing
$2.14 - $1,479  
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).
)
$17,144 - $32,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $14.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.18  
Overtime
$9.79 - $22.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $607  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.14 - $1,479  
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).
)
$17,144 - $32,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,913
Is Pharmacy Technician your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician

Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
up arrow 38%
Tampa
up arrow 16%
Philadelphia
up arrow 13%
up arrow 9%
up arrow 8%
Baltimore
up arrow 8%
up arrow 7%
Phoenix
up arrow 7%
Indianapolis
up arrow 3%
National Average
$22,000
up arrow 1%
up arrow 2%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 7%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Pharmacy Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Pharmacy Technician in Gardena:
"Dealing with cranky sick public (Spanish language a plus)"
Short term job best, try to do something more with your life. Don't be satisfied with a technician job.
Pharmacy Technician in Santa Monica:
"Make Sure You Have Health Benefits."
Make sure you receive health insurance. Will there be overtime? Are you going to be the only technician typing and processing rxs? What will your primary duties be? Will your duties change from day to day with another employees?
Pharmacy Technician in Sioux Falls:
To be able to communicate with the public on all levels and work at a very fast pace and need to have the sense of not making mistakes as you are dealing with the customers life.
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 9%
up arrow 5%
Data Entry
up arrow 4%
Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%
Composite Fillings
up arrow 4%
Spanish Language
up arrow 3%
Computer Service
up arrow 2%
Medical Records
up arrow 2%
Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Customer Relations
up arrow 1%
National Average
$22,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 955 votes.

Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 46%