C$41,809
Avg. Salary
C$19.01
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) is $15.22 per hour.

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$14
10%
$19
50%
$26
90%
MEDIAN $19
C$20,273 - C$61,118
C$20K
C$42K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$41,809
10%
50%
90%
C$14.00 - C$26.13
C$14
C$19
C$26
MEDIAN: C$19.01
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$61K
Salary C$20,273 - C$61,118
Bonus C$1,500
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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C$28,983 - C$56,024
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data C$0C$43
Hourly Rate C$14.00 - C$26.13
Hourly Tips C$0.44
Overtime C$15.42 - C$43.43
Annual Data C$0C$56K
Bonus C$1,500
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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C$28,983 - C$56,024
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 228

Job Description for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Certified pharmacy technicians (CPHTs) are responsible for assisting licensed pharmacists in the administration and handling of prescription drugs for patients, and they generally work in the pharmacies of hospitals and large clinics or separate retail pharmacies. Their work revolves around measuring drug amounts, careful labeling of pills, and ensuring that all necessary logging and reporting for dispensary operations is up-to-date at all times.

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Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) 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.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 31 salaries. A Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

27%

25%

13%

-6%

-17%

National Average: C$40,110

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Key Stats for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
C$40,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 32%