AU$49,596
Avg. Salary
AU$21.48
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician is PHP 184,335 per year.

$19
10%
$21
50%
$28
90%
MEDIAN $21
$32k
10%
$50k
50%
$67k
90%
MEDIAN $49,596
AU$32,293 - AU$67,407
AU$32K
AU$50K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$49,596
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.08 - AU$27.75
AU$19
AU$21
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.48
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$32,293 - AU$67,407
Bonus AU$5,000
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$39,331 - AU$60,366
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$19.08 - AU$27.75
Overtime AU$19.22 - AU$47.34
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$5,000
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$39,331 - AU$60,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 202

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 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

12%

-7%

-8%

National Average: AU$45,804

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

Pharmacy Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacy Technician?

Pharmacy Technician in Perth:
"Exciting career."
Great choice and exciting career. Focusing in customers/patients/ health professionals. Checking stock level. Wards visiting. Dispensing medications. Profiling and saving patients's information. Continuing education.

Pharmacy Technician in Gold Coast:
"Wages."
The work is wonderful and rewarding in how much you learn but the wages are very low for the amount of work that is expected.

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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

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

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

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