Pharmacy Technician in Vancouver, British Columbia Salary (Canada)

The average wage for a Pharmacy Technician in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$17.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$40,288 - C$54,887
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$47,660
50%
C$12.74 - C$25.26
C$13
C$16
C$25
MEDIAN: C$16.33
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$56K
Salary C$47,660
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$26,726 - C$56,013
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data C$0C$25
Hourly Rate C$12.74 - C$25.26
Overtime C$20.35
Annual Data C$0C$56K
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$26,726 - C$56,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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.

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
C$38,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Retail Pharmacy
▲24%

National Average
C$38,000

Customer Service
▼6%

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 33%