Pharmaceutical Technician Salary

A Pharmaceutical Technician earns an average wage of $12.41 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$36,460 - $40,552
$38K
MEDIAN: $38,039
50%

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$10.01 - $20.71
$10
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $12.53
10%
50%
90%

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$0$44K
Salary $38,039
Bonus $2,000
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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$22,154 - $44,426
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $10.01 - $20.71
Overtime $22.00
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $2,000
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).
)
$22,154 - $44,426
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Pharmaceutical Technician

Pharmaceutical technicians typically work on teams in retail, hospitals, nursing homes, and physicians' offices under the direction and guidance of a licensed pharmacist. Good personal hygiene and sterile hands and equipment are necessary in this position, and uniforms and covered footwear are also required in these facilities.

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Pharmaceutical 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.

Pharmaceutical Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Pharmaceutical Technician

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Pharmaceutical Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲45%

Experienced
▲36%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 45%
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