Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician is $10.34 per hour.
Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Total Pay (?
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$17,839 - $41,973
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MEDIAN: $29,288
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Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Total Pay (?
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$8.17 - $14.74
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,839 - $41,973  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $689  
Profit Sharing
$4.00 - $1,500  
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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$17,047 - $32,078  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,529
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.17 - $14.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.84  
Overtime
$9.90 - $22.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $689  
   
Profit Sharing
$4.00 - $1,500  
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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$17,047 - $32,078  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,529
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Pharmacy Technician Advice

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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.

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National Average
$22,000
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
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male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 47%
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