The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Assistant in Ireland is €9.64.
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€9 - €12
€0 - €348
€18,464 - €24,968
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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
Pharmacy Assistant Tasks
- Receive, store and inventory pharmacy supplies within specified guidelines.
- Performs clerical support; answers telephone inquiries, files, compiles and maintains prescription records and database.
- Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.
- Assist pharmacists and technicians with customer service.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Assistant
An early career Pharmacy Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €10.02 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.95 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €11.89 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €15.
Years of Experience
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