Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Sacramento, California Salary

How much does a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) make in Sacramento, CA? A Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Sacramento takes home an average of $14.77 per hour. This is 5% above the national average for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) which is $14.09 per hour. Wages for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Sacramento range from $10.73 per hour to $26.23 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Sacramento ranges from $22,516 to $49,835 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 3 out of 5 stars. In Sacramento, women make up the majority of the workforce (83 percent). Many report receiving medical benefits from their employer.

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Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $10.73 - $26.23
Overtime $34.75
Annual Data $0$49K
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$22,516 - $49,835
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
13%

Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Data Entry
▲6%

Inventory Management
▲6%

Customer Service
▲1%

Insurance
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Retail Pharmacy
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 25%