A Mid-Career Dispensary Technician earns an average wage of AU$20.84 per hour.

AU$18.79 - AU$24.92
MEDIAN: AU$20.82
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$18.79 - AU$24.92
Overtime AU$27.27
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
Bonus AU$1,800
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).
AU$38,972 - AU$52,195
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 141

Job Description for Dispensary Technician

Dispensary technicians - also called pharmacy technicians - work in a pharmacy, a hospital, or another medical facility. Operating under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, the dispensary technician is responsible for assisting the pharmacist in a number of tasks. These technicians receive prescriptions from customers; these may be written, via telephone, or through Internet-enabled systems. They then reviews the patient’s personal information, check for any potential allergies or conflicts with the prescribed medication, and use the patient’s insurance to determine the proper coverage and pricing. The dispensary technician then locates the appropriate medication and measures the proper quantity, as well as prepare the packaging and labels for the medication. Dispensary technicians often process the customer’s purchase and provide the medication to them upon receipt of payment.


Dispensary Technician Tasks

  • Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
  • Collect patient information for prescription and billing.
  • Prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles and unit dose packaging.
  • Assist in preparing and dispensing medication under direct supervision of Pharmacist.

Dispensary Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,336

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Key Stats for Dispensary Technician


96 %
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


96 %
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 98%