Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Richmond, Virginia Salary

The average rate for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Richmond, Virginia is $12.39 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Data Entry is associated with high pay for this job.

$9.72 - $17.66
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.43
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Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $9.72 - $17.66
Overtime $16.21
Annual Data $0$37K
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$20,286 - $37,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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 Richmond, Virginia

Richmond city, Virginia
220,289
Male:
104,793 (47.6%)
Female:
115,496 (52.4%)
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. While it was incorporated in 1742, Richmond has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 220,289, the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles (106 km) east of Charlottesville, and 98 miles (158 km) south of Washington, D.C. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of Interstate 95 and Interstate 64, and encircled by Interstate 295 and Virginia State Route 288. Major suburbs include Midlothian to the southwest,...
Richmond:
$39,906
Virginia:
$66,262
$927
Richmond:
$199,900
Virginia:
$257,800
5.6%

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$28,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Data Entry
▲4%

National Average
$28,000

Data Processing
▼4%

Retail Pharmacy
▼13%

Customer Service
▼15%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼15%

Insurance
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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