The average pay for a Dispenser is £7.45 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£8,655 - £17,943
£9K
£13K
£18K
MEDIAN: £13,351
10%
50%
90%
£6.76 - £8.90
£6
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.58
10%
50%
90%
£0£18K
Salary £8,655 - £17,943
Bonus £0.00 - £900
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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£13,231 - £18,519
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 96
Hourly Data £0£13
Hourly Rate £6.76 - £8.90
Overtime £6.30 - £13.50
Annual Data £0£18K
Bonus £0.00 - £900
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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£13,231 - £18,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 531

Job Description for Dispenser

The dispenser distributes prescription medication and equipment to patients and customers after conducting a thorough check to make sure that the prescription and dosage are accurate and that no mistakes have been made by the pharmacist or assistant during the preparation process. This position involves handling customer service, collecting payments, answering questions about the medications, and referring the customer to the pharmacist to answer questions as needed. The dispenser is also responsible for keeping track of records, maintaining hygiene and medication storage standards, and, in some facilities, keeping track of inventory and handling invoicing and returns.

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Popular Skills for Dispenser

Pay by Experience Level for Dispenser

Pay by Experience for a Dispenser has a positive trend. An entry-level Dispenser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 177 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dispenser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Dispenser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 67 salaries. A Dispenser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,630

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Key Stats for Dispenser

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Dispenser Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

▼0%

National Average
₤16,000

▼1%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Dispenser Salaries

▲1%


dispensing
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National Average
₤16,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 93%