A Pharmacy Assistant at The Chemist Warehouse earns an average wage of AU$18.68 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$15.76 - AU$20.93
AU$16
AU$19
AU$21
MEDIAN: AU$18.72
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$26
Hourly Rate AU$15.76 - AU$20.93
Overtime AU$21.30
Annual Data AU$0AU$46K
Total Pay (?
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AU$32,217 - AU$46,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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.

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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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$39,065

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
4%

Experience Affects Pharmacy Assistant Salaries

▲10%

National Average
AU$39,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Assistant Salaries



National Average
AU$39,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%