Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Austin, Texas Salary

How much does a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) make in Austin, TX? The average hourly rate for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Austin is $14.39 per hour. This is 2% above the national average for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) which is $14.09 per hour. Wages for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Austin range from $9.50 per hour to $19.75 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Austin ranges from $20,167 to $42,040 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 0 out of 5 stars. Women make up 63% of the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) workforce in Austin among those reporting. In Austin, a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) often enjoys medical and dental benefits provided by their employer.

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Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.50 - $19.75
Overtime $23.00
Annual Data $0$42K
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$20,167 - $42,040
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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 Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$30,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Retail Pharmacy
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Relations
▼2%

Computer Service
▼4%

Customer Service
▼11%

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 27%