The average hourly pay for a Compounding Pharmacy Technician is $16.41.
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Job Description for Compounding Pharmacy Technician
Compounding pharmacy technicians are in charge of compounding different medications for patient use, keeping accurate medication records, and working with different insurance and medical providers to ensure the best possible patient treatment and support at every step. One of their main duties include packaging and labeling medications; in addition, they also prepare and mix intravenous medications as needed. Compounding pharmacy technicians must explain how medication works to patients and try …Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Compounding Pharmacy Technician
The top respondents for the job title Compounding Pharmacy Technician are from the companies Bioscrip, Inc., Coram Specialty Infusion Services and Pentec Health. Reported salaries are highest at Coram Specialty Infusion Services where the average pay is $18.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pentec Health, earning around $17.00. The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $13.52. Bioscrip, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.53.
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Skills in Inventory Management, Aseptic Processing and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Retail Pharmacy.
Pay by Experience Level for Compounding Pharmacy Technician
An entry-level Compounding Pharmacy Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.24 based on 16 salaries. An early career Compounding Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.95 based on 282 salaries. A mid-career Compounding Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.66 based on 189 salaries. An experienced Compounding Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.33 based on 177 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
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Employees with Compounding Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (14.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (1.3% less) and Fort Worth, Texas (0.2% less).
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