Pharmacy Technician in Albuquerque Salary

How much does a Pharmacy Technician make in Albuquerque, NM? The average hourly rate for a Pharmacy Technician in Albuquerque is $12.29 per hour. This is 6% less than the national average for a Pharmacy Technician which is $13.04 per hour. Wages for a Pharmacy Technician in Albuquerque range from $9.75 per hour to $15.81 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Pharmacy Technician in Albuquerque ranges from $20,358 to $34,862 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. In Albuquerque, women make up the majority of the workforce (78 percent). Many report receiving medical benefits from their employer.

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Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $9.75 - $15.81
Overtime $17.94
Annual Data $0$34K
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$20,358 - $34,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

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.

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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.

About Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bernalillo County, New Mexico
559,131
Male:
273,323 (48.9%)
Female:
285,808 (51.1%)
Albuquerque (/ˈælbəˌkɜːrki/ AL-bə-KURK-ee) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The high-altitude city serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County, and it is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population is 557,169 as of the July 1, 2014 population estimate from the United States Census Bureau, and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. The Albuquerque metropolitan statistical area (or MSA) has a population of 907,301 according to the United States Census Bureau's most recently available estimate for 2015. Albuquerque is the 60th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corrales, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, and forms part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area, with a total population of 1,163,964 as of the July 1, 2013 Census Bureau estimates. Albuquerque is home to...
Albuquerque:
$47,096
New Mexico:
$45,382
$802
Albuquerque:
$189,200
New Mexico:
$164,100
4.2%

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Retail Pharmacy
▲16%

Data Entry
▲16%

Customer Service
▲4%

National Average
$26,000

Typing
▼4%

Computer Service
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 35%