Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Lexington, Kentucky Salary

How much does a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) make in Lexington, KY? In Lexington, a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) takes home an average of $14.58 per hour. This is 3% above the national average for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) which is $14.09 per hour. Wages for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Lexington range from $8.00 per hour to $22.48 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Lexington ranges from $17,045 to $48,067 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Lexington, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). In Lexington, a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

$8.00 - $22.48
MEDIAN: $14.58

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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.00 - $22.48
Overtime $22.89
Annual Data $0$48K
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$17,045 - $48,067
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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.


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 Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
154,032 (49.0%)
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...

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Key Stats for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salaries

Inventory Management

National Average

Medicaid & Medicare Billing

Data Entry

Customer Service

Retail Pharmacy

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%