The average hourly pay for an Experienced Pharmacy Dispenser in United Kingdom is £7.94.
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£14,911 - £18,989
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Job Description for Pharmacy Dispenser
Pharmacy dispensers ensure medicines and patient data are correct before giving medications to the patient, administering both over-the-counter and prescription medicines as needed. They advise clients on their symptoms and discuss the products that may best help with their issue, as well as bring prescribed medicines to the appropriate containers and apply appropriate labeling. Pharmacy dispensers perform other pharmaceutical-related tasks under the direction of the pharmacist such as counting …Read more
Pharmacy Dispenser Tasks
- Prepare prescriptions.
- Track inventory.
- Prepare labels and directions.
- Maintain and update all records, logs and dispensing summaries.
The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Dispenser are from the companies Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd, Day Lewis Pharmacy and Lloyds. Reported salaries are highest at Day Lewis Pharmacy where the average pay is £8.90. Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd pays the lowest at around £7.54.
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Skills in Customer Service, Community Health and Health and Wellness are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Retail Pharmacy.
Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Dispenser
An entry-level Pharmacy Dispenser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.42 based on 21 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Dispenser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.66 based on 272 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Dispenser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.92 based on 176 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £8.
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