Average Mid-Career Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay in Canada

C$17.90
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C$850
Bonus
C$550
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Pharmacy Technician in Canada is C$17.90.
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C$13.54
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C$17.90
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C$26.22
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MEDIAN C$17.90
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$26
Bonus
C$294 - C$4,085
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$550
Total Pay
C$28,368 - C$56,127

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Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacy Technician

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
Pharmacy Assistant
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)
Hospital Pharmacy Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

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 C$14.63 based on 86 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.62 based on 487 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.82 based on 267 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$22.
Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 36.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (24.0% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brampton, Ontario (12.9% less), Ottawa, Ontario (8.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 953 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.0%
Early Career
51.1%
Experienced
28.0%
Late Career
11.9%