The average hourly pay for a Pharmacist Assistant in Canada is C$15.15.
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Job Description for Pharmacist Assistant
Pharmacist assistant positions are often found at larger pharmacies, where the main pharmacist requires additional help to keep up with customer demands. For positions in which the assistant must fulfill many of the same duties as the pharmacist, a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is the standard requirement, along with a state pharmacist license. However, some jobs are limited to administrative and clerical work and do not require a degree. Both jobs have entry-level openings, but many positions r…Read more
Pharmacist Assistant Tasks
- Verify and fulfill prescription orders, ensuring accurate distribution in compliance with requisite policies.
- Organize and upkeep pharmacy environment in accordance to health standards and policies.
- Create and update patient profiles with medication information.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist Assistant
An entry-level Pharmacist Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.19 based on 12 salaries. An early career Pharmacist Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$14.58 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacist Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.85 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.00 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$25.
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