The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Assistant in Ireland is €10.39.
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€9 - €14
€92 - €1,957
€125 - €2,000
€18,888 - €28,349
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Job Description for Pharmacy Assistant
Pharmacy assistants are responsible for assisting licensed pharmacists with various administrative duties within pharmacies. Generally, these assistants work hours which are commensurate with the hours of the pharmacy, which may include overnight or weekend shifts on occasion. Although they work with pharmacists, and other technicians and assistants, formal education is not generally required; however, those with training and prior experience within a pharmacy may be preferred by some employers.…Read more
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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Retail Pharmacy, Customer Service, Cash Handling and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Prescription Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Assistant
An entry-level Pharmacy Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €9.64 based on 7 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.02 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.95 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €11.87 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Pharmacy Assistant in their job title in Galway, Galway earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Waterford, Waterford (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dublin, Dublin (4.9% less) and Cork, Cork (3.5% less).
Years of Experience
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