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.

R75,549 - R252,300
R76K
R170K
R250K
MEDIAN: R168,209
10%
50%
90%
R32.68 - R123.91
R33
R89
R120
MEDIAN: R88.66
10%
50%
90%
R0R259K
Salary R75,549 - R252,300
Bonus R2,000 - R39,305
Profit Sharing R4,913
Commission R986 - R14,899
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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R74,627 - R259,637
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 595
Hourly Data R0R175
Hourly Rate R32.68 - R123.91
Overtime R39.45 - R175.41
Annual Data R0R259K
Bonus R2,000 - R39,305
Commission R986 - R14,899
Profit Sharing R4,913
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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R74,627 - R259,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacist Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacist Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R146,000 based on 344 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacist Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R180,000 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R204,000 based on 111 salaries. A Pharmacist Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R187,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R171,572

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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 Mossel Bay:
"Bad."
Pros: Working with customers, dispensing meds.
Cons: Do not get appraisal for the good work you are doing, stressful, no perks, no flexibility, bad management.

Pharmacist Assistant in Bethlehem Free State:
"A very fulfilling job very challenging."
Pros: Interaction with community members.
Cons: No career paths available yet to us.

Pharmacist Assistant in Port Elizabeth:
"Enjoyable."
Pros: Assisting in health care.
Cons: Retail hours.

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
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Assistant Salaries

▲19%

Late-Career
▲9%

▲5%

National Average
R172,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Assistant Salaries

pharmacist assistant
▲22%

▲8%


Retail Pharmacy
▼0%

National Average
R172,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼30%

Stock Plan Administration
▼41%

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 50%
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