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Average Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Hourly Pay

$15.18
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$507
Bonus
$63
Commission
$596
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) is $15.18.
10%
$11.57
MEDIAN
$15.18
90%
$19.95
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$103 - $1,994
Profit Sharing
$99 - $3,132
Commission
$0 - $63
Total Pay
$24,216 - $42,628
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What Do Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

3.7 out of 5
(1,948)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

The top respondents for the job title Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) are from the companies CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $14.72. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Walgreen Co. and CVS / Pharmacy, earning around $14.29 and $13.83, respectively. Rite Aid Corp pays the lowest at around $12.28. Walgreen's Pharmacy and The Kroger Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.59 and $13.67, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)s?

Skills in Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance, Customer Service, Data Entry and Retail Pharmacy.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)s?

An entry-level Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.74 based on 328 salaries. An early career Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.92 based on 3,165 salaries. A mid-career Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.57 based on 2,161 salaries. An experienced Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.79 based on 2,400 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (9.9% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (9.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,103 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
34.8%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
26.4%
Late Career
11.5%