The average hourly pay for a Dispenser in United Kingdom is £7.75.
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£69 - £324
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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 respon…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Dispenser
The top respondents for the job title Dispenser are from the companies Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd, The Boots Company PLC and Day Lewis Pharmacy. Reported salaries are highest at The Boots Company PLC where the average pay is £8.52. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Day Lewis Pharmacy, earning around £7.98. Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd pays the lowest at around £7.50. Cohens Chemist also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £7.56.
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Popular Skills for Dispenser
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Skills in Retail Pharmacy, Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, Systems Computer/Console Operations and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Dispenser
An entry-level Dispenser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.57 based on 11 salaries. An early career Dispenser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.69 based on 223 salaries. A mid-career Dispenser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.69 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Dispenser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.81 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £8.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Dispenser in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (2.8% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (4.0% less), Norwich, England: Norfolk (2.7% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (1.2% less).
Years of Experience
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