Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Portland, Oregon Salary

How much does a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) make in Portland, OR? In Portland, a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) earns around $16.99 per hour on average. This is 17% higher than the national average for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) which is $14.09 per hour. Wages for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Portland range from $13.39 per hour to $21.97 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Portland ranges from $27,969 to $53,920 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 5 out of 5 stars. In Portland, women make up the majority of the workforce (71 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$13.39 - $21.97
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MEDIAN: $16.99
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Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.39 - $21.97
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$53K
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$27,969 - $53,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Certified pharmacy technicians (CPHTs) are responsible for assisting licensed pharmacists in the administration and handling of prescription drugs for patients, and they generally work in the pharmacies of hospitals and large clinics or separate retail pharmacies. Their work revolves around measuring drug amounts, careful labeling of pills, and ensuring that all necessary logging and reporting for dispensary operations is up-to-date at all times.

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Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Tasks

  • Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
  • Collect patient information for prescription and billing.
  • Prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles and unit dose packaging.
  • Assist in preparing and dispensing medication under direct supervision of Pharmacist.

About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Long Term Care
▲8%

Typing
▲6%

Customer Service
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Relations
▼1%

Data Entry
▼2%

Insurance
▼2%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 30%