A Pharmacy Technician in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$22.98 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$47,594 - AU$54,971
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$50,884
50%
AU$18.84 - AU$26.00
AU$19
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.52
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$50,884
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$39,090 - AU$55,888
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$18.84 - AU$26.00
Overtime AU$43.60
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$39,090 - AU$55,888
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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.

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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

▲13%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼1%

▼2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 82%