A Pharmacist Assistant earns an average salary of R165,781 per year. A skill in pharmacist assistant is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

R77,373 - R249,059
R77K
R170K
R250K
MEDIAN: R165,781
10%
50%
90%

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R23.94 - R125.58
R24
R86
R130
MEDIAN: R86.18
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R90KR180KR270K
Salary
R77,373 - R249,059  
   
Bonus
R1,443 - R40,722  
Profit Sharing
R2,505  
Commission
R4,950  
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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R75,428 - R257,422  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 531
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R70R140R210
Hourly Rate
R23.94 - R125.58  
   
Overtime
R40.85 - R180.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R140KR280KR420K
Bonus
R1,443 - R40,722  
   
Commission
R4,950  
Profit Sharing
R2,505  
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).
)
R75,428 - R257,422  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist Assistant

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R168,667

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Pharmacist Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacist Assistant?

Pharmacist Assistant in Johannesburg:
`"$Very hectic."`
Pros: I love helping people to live a healthier life and making sure they get the best possible health service. One of the things that I like about working in retail pharmacy the is that every day you given an opportunity to learn new things (medications, diseases etc) and as you educate other you also receive. You learn to communicate better and understand the business side better.
Cons: The treatment of customers. Busy area but less money.

Pharmacist Assistant in Cape Town:
`"$It Is Ok Working For Them."`
Pros: Helping sick people.
Cons: The company is all about making money and doesn't really make workers feel special or loved.

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Key Stats for Pharmacist Assistant

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Assistant Salaries

▲21%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲7%

National Average
R169,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Assistant Salaries

pharmacist assistant
▲24%

▲10%


Retail Pharmacy
▲2%

National Average
R169,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼29%

Stock Plan Administration
▼40%

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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