Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Columbus, Ohio Salary

How much does a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) make in Columbus, OH? In Columbus, a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) earns an average of $14.01 per hour. This is 1% lower than the national average for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) which is $14.09 per hour. Wages for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Columbus range from $10.43 per hour to $17.15 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Columbus ranges from $21,704 to $36,507 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 3 out of 5 stars. Women make up 81% of the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) workforce in Columbus among those reporting. Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

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Hourly Data $0$10K
Hourly Rate $10.43 - $17.15
Overtime $22.13
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $663
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$21,704 - $36,507
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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 Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

National Average
$29,000

▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Data Entry
▼6%

Computer Service
▼6%


Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼7%

Customer Service
▼7%

Insurance
▼8%

Typing
▼8%

Data Processing
▼16%

Customer Relations
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 31%