Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician is $17.73
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technicians?
An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.08 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.25 based on 7 salaries.
What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?
Pharmacy technicians work primarily for independent pharmacies or pharmaceutical departments of drug stores, such as CVS or Walgreens, and may also work at hospitals or clinics which dispense medication directly to patients.
These technicians are usually supervised by licensed pharmacists and are responsible for preparing and assembling prescriptions for patients. They must provide the highest-quality care to patients at all times and ensure that they are always fully informed about their …Read more