A Pharmacist Assistant earns an average salary of R164,411 per year. A skill in dispensing 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.

R74,195 - R246,280
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R160K
R250K
MEDIAN: R164,411
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90%

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R28.00 - R126.11
R28
R87
R130
MEDIAN: R87.33
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R90KR180KR270K
Salary
R74,195 - R246,280  
   
Bonus
R1,952 - R41,985  
Profit Sharing
R2,505  
Commission
R8,254  
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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R73,667 - R254,862  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 537
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R60R120R180
Hourly Rate
R28.00 - R126.11  
   
Overtime
R40.43 - R179.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Bonus
R1,952 - R41,985  
   
Commission
R8,254  
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).
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R73,667 - R254,862  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R167,296

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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 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Assistant Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
R167,000


Skills That Affect Pharmacist Assistant Salaries

dispensing
up arrow 11%

pharmacist assistant
up arrow 6%


Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 3%

National Average
R167,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 28%

Stock Plan Administration
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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