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Average Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.07
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AU$509
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The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Australia is AU$22.07.
10%
A$19.38
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A$22.07
90%
A$27.17
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What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Pharmacy Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Pharmacy Technician
Hospital Pharmacy Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technicians?

Skills in Retail Pharmacy, Customer Service and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations and Data Entry.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technicians?

An entry-level Pharmacy Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.87 based on 6 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.16 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.42 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.31 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 7.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (3.4% more) and Ballarat, Victoria (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (4.2% less), Brisbane, Queensland (3.1% less) and Perth, Western Australia (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 225 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
37.3%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
12.4%

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