Average Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay in Halifax, Nova Scotia

C$15.36
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The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$15.36.
10%
C$11.63
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C$15.36
90%
C$22.67
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Hourly Rate
C$12 - C$23
Total Pay
C$24,201 - C$47,153

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Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

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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Pharmacy Technician
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$20.85 based on 4 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.26 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 31.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (31.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (17.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Early Career
36.4%
Experienced
63.6%