$37,017
Avg. Salary
$15.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician is $15.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician is $37,017 per year.

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$0$55K
Salary $25,627 - $55,332
Bonus $101 - $2,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,704 - $46,093
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 82
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.78 - $21.25
Overtime $2.74 - $32.51
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $101 - $2,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,704 - $46,093
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 928

Job Description for Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Hospitals dispense a large quantity of medications to many different patients in the course of a day. Hospital pharmacy technicians play a large role in this part of a hospital or clinic's operation; they work with the prescriptions written by doctors to ensure that caregiving staff are provided with necessary information and doses of the proper medications as required.

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Hospital Pharmacy Technician 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 300 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital Pharmacy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 212 salaries. An experienced Hospital Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 173 salaries. A Hospital Pharmacy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 78 salaries.

Hospital Pharmacy Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Hospital Pharmacy Technician?

Hospital Pharmacy Technician in La Jolla:
"LowerLevel, pharmacy, please......."
I have been in this industry for over 30 years. Hospital pharmacies never have windows to glance out of, most are located at he bottom of hospital, in the Lower Level(basement) where its cold . I have witnessed all the changes in the health care industries. Some for the good .the bad and the unfortunately ugly memories of "change". . I wish this to be read by all, "Team work equals Team Value" we are all in this together . Let the music play....day by day...listen to the music....it will make your day........peace.

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Key Stats for Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Sterile compounding
▲8%

Pyxis
▲4%

Chemotherapy
▲2%

IV Admixture
▲1%

Oncology
▲1%


National Average
$33,000

▼1%

Order Inventory
▼4%


Data Entry
▼8%

IV
▼9%

Hospital pharmacy
▼11%

Customer Service
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%