Mid-Career Pharmacy Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

The average wage for a Mid-Career Pharmacy Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$19.24 per hour.

AU$17.69 - AU$21.65
MEDIAN: AU$19.34
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$17.69 - AU$21.65
Hourly Tips AU$0.31
Overtime AU$25.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$45K
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$36,529 - AU$45,839
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

Job Description for Pharmacy Assistant

Pharmacy assistants are responsible for assisting licensed pharmacists with various administrative duties within pharmacies. Generally, these assistants work hours which are commensurate with the hours of the pharmacy, which may include overnight or weekend shifts on occasion. Although they work with pharmacists, and other technicians and assistants, formal education is not generally required; however, those with training and prior experience within a pharmacy may be preferred by some employers. Prior customer service and clerical experience is highly beneficial, as well.


Pharmacy Assistant Tasks

  • Receive, store and inventory pharmacy supplies within specified guidelines.
  • Performs clerical support; answers telephone inquiries, files, compiles and maintains prescription records and database.
  • Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.
  • Assist pharmacists and technicians with customer service.

Pharmacy Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Pharmacy Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Assistant Salaries

National Average

Retail Pharmacy

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
dental benefits
vision benefits
no benefits
None: 100%