The average rate for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician is C$15.07 per hour. A skill in Hospital pharmacy is associated with high pay for this job.

C$23,877 - C$53,544
C$24K
C$39K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$39,008
10%
50%
90%
C$11.41 - C$23.53
C$11
C$15
C$24
MEDIAN: C$14.92
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$53K
Salary C$23,877 - C$53,544
Bonus C$29.59 - C$2,534
Profit Sharing C$320
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$23,756 - C$50,743
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$11.41 - C$23.53
Hourly Tips C$0.42
Overtime C$13.76 - C$39.98
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$29.59 - C$2,534
Profit Sharing C$320
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$23,756 - C$50,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 820

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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$31,456

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Hospital pharmacy
▲59%

Compounding
▲5%

Retail Pharmacy
▲1%


National Average
C$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 45%