The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Pharmacy Technician with Insurance skills in Los Angeles, California is $14.45.
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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. 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 medic…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry, Inventory Management, Typing, Customer Service and Retail Pharmacy.
Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician
A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.82 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.54 based on 12 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (20.1% less), New York, New York (18.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (15.4% less).
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