Average Hourly Rate for Walgreen's Pharmacy Employees

Walgreen's Pharmacy workers earn an average of $12.37 per hour normally and $20.94 during overtime hours. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Walgreen's Pharmacy. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Walgreen's Pharmacy Hourly Rate





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  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
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United States of America 


Walgreens Drug Store, Walgreen's Drug Store

Walgreen's Pharmacy pays its employees an average of $12.55 an hour. Hourly pay at Walgreen's Pharmacy ranges from an average of $9.53 to $22.19 an hour. Walgreen's Pharmacy employees with the job title Pharmacy Manager make the most with an average hourly rate of $62.62, while employees with the title Customer Service Cashier make the least with an average hourly rate of $8.57.


The highest paychecks go to Pharmacists, who earn an average around $58.47 per hour, closely trailed by Senior Certified Pharmacy Technicians (about $14.76), Senior Pharmacy Technicians ($14.74), and Retail Shift Supervisors ($12.52). Walgreen's Pharmacy hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Cashiers (approximately $9.07 on average).

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $13.81 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Walgreen's Pharmacy folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $11.62 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.62 per hour) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Las Vegas, Nev. ($12.75), Miami, Fla. (around $12.72), and St. Louis, Mo. (about $12.39) are the next top-paying cities. At $11.75, San Antonio, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across Walgreen's Pharmacy's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home around $14.71 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Immunization Pharmacists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $59.50 per hour. Walgreen's Pharmacy provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Pharmacy — these employees rake in about $60.49 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Inventory Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $12.86 per hour. A garden variety skill at Walgreen's Pharmacy is Customer Service; the larger part of Walgreen's Pharmacy's people use it regularly. Retail Pharmacy, Data Entry, and Insurance are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 28 percent receiving paid vacation and around an eighth of workers receiving sick leave. The larger part of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Walgreen's Pharmacy sponsors. For a majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Walgreen's Pharmacy folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.

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Key Stats for Walgreen's Pharmacy


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Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 492 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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