$39,673
Avg. Salary
$16.60
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$753

Bonus

$1,000

Profit Sharing

$300

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician, Lead is $16.60 per hour.

The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician, Lead is $39,673 per year.

10%
$12.33
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$16.60
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$21.42
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MEDIAN $16.60
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$26k
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$57k
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MEDIAN $39,673
$26,232 - $56,998
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MEDIAN: $39,673
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$0$56K
Salary $26,232 - $56,998
Bonus $170 - $2,936
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $300
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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$25,945 - $47,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.33 - $21.42
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $18.21 - $32.48
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $170 - $2,936
Commission $300
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$25,945 - $47,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,132

Job Description for Pharmacy Technician, Lead

The lead pharmacy technician generally works under a pharmacist, assisting them in the pharmacy by completing tasks such as mixing medicines and creating IV solutions. The lead pharmacy technician holds a leadership position in which they must provide guidance and instructions to other pharmacy technicians. These professionals are also in charge of cleaning the pharmacy, performing bookkeeping duties such as creating bills and medicine labels, and using a computer to complete work-related tasks. There may also be logistical duties involving keeping inventory and restocking. Whenever discrepancies are noted, the pharmacy technician must notify the pharmacist immediately. Additionally, the pharmacy technician may have telephone answering and reception duties, and they must be courteous and concise when giving or taking information from clients.

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Pharmacy Technician, Lead Pay By Employer

$0$45K

CVS / Pharmacy
241 profiles
$31,748

$36,964

C.V.S.
14 profiles
$30,042

$29,233

$37,721

$32,367

$22,047

Common Career Paths for Pharmacy Technician, Lead


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Pharmacy Technician, Lead Job Listings

Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technician, Lead

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician, Lead

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacy Technician, Lead has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacy Technician, Lead with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 228 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacy Technician, Lead 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 247 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician, Lead which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 260 salaries. A Pharmacy Technician, Lead 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 86 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

21%

-4%

-7%

National Average: $35,263

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Pharmacy Technician, Lead Advice

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

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in New Brunswick:
"I wish I new that the staff would be drastically reduced."
Ask for more money.

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in Burnsville:
"Corporate, Flexible Hours, 401k Match."
Pros: My team.
Cons: Rude, ungrateful customers.

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in Buffalo:
Pros: The customers and my coworkers are great.
Cons: Corporate based expectations being unrealistic.

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in Winnetka:
"A bit stressfull being that the pay is not great."
Pros: What I like most about my job is that I am able to communicate effectivly and kindly with patients and leave them satisfied enough to say that they are coming to my pharmacy instead of Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid ..ect.
Cons: What I least like about my job is there are no benefits , no holiday pay, no insurance..ect. Too much stress for only $1 dollar more than the others that get to use me as a shell from the Pharmacist.

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in Dublin:
Pros: I've been there long enough to watch kids grow up. I like doing my work accurately. I really enjoy inventory management.
Cons: Corporate is focused on numbers. They have reduced the stores to skeleton staff but expect more, more, more all the time.

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in Arlington:
"Learning alot."
Pros: Like to work.
Cons: More work under pay.

Pharmacy Technician, Lead in Henderson:
"Stress Level, Corporate Culture, Customer Service."
Pros: Steady consistent pay, helping others, minimum of 40 hours work.
Cons: Sometimes forced/mandatory overtime, small work space/office cubicle.

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Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician, Lead

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 255 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salaries

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$35,000

▼7%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician, Lead Salaries

National Average
$35,000

▼5%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼5%

Training
▼6%


▼8%

▼8%



Compounding
▼10%

Team Leadership
▼14%

Typing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 20%