The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician is AU$21.26 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$32,230 - AU$65,889
AU$32K
AU$51K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$51,427
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.85 - AU$27.25
AU$19
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.32
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$65K
Salary AU$32,230 - AU$65,889
Bonus AU$0.00
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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AU$38,743 - AU$60,157
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$18.85 - AU$27.25
Overtime AU$19.22 - AU$45.46
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$0.00
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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AU$38,743 - AU$60,157
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 215

Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technicians work primarily for independent pharmacies or pharmaceutical departments of drug stores, such as CVS or Walgreens, and may also work at hospitals or clinics which dispense medication directly to patients.

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Pharmacy 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.

Pharmacy Technician Pay By Employer

$0$36K

CVS / Pharmacy
1748 profiles
$22,798

$23,807

$27,010

Rite Aid Pharmacy
288 profiles
$22,086

The Kroger Company
247 profiles
$22,740

Walgreen Co.
204 profiles
$25,120

Rite Aid Corp
135 profiles
$22,095

$23,772

$28,697

Meijer, Inc.
68 profiles
$23,376

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 45 salaries. A Pharmacy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,633

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

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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼2%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries


National Average
AU$46,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 89%