Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician is $10.40 per hour.
Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Total Pay (?
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$17,795 - $41,810
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,501
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Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Total Pay (?
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$8.20 - $14.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,795 - $41,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $616  
Profit Sharing
$2.30 - $1,505  
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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$17,112 - $32,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $14.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.03  
Overtime
$9.84 - $22.73  
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.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $616  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.30 - $1,505  
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).
)
$17,112 - $32,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,412
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Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$22,000
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Pharmacy Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
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.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Systems Computer/Console Operations
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Data Entry
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Medical Records
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Spanish Language
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Retail Pharmacy
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Customer Relations
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Computer Service
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Customer Service
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National Average
$22,000

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Gender

Female
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Male
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 47%
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