Pharmacy Technician in Knoxville, Tennessee Salary

How much does a Pharmacy Technician make in Knoxville, TN? In Knoxville, a Pharmacy Technician earns an average of $11.97 per hour. This is 9% below the national average for a Pharmacy Technician which is $13.04 per hour. Wages for a Pharmacy Technician in Knoxville range from $10.74 per hour to $13.35 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate for a Pharmacy Technician in Knoxville ranges from $20,916 to $49,665 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 0 out of 5 stars. Among those reporting, there is a fairly even distribution of men (50%) and woman (50%) filling this role in Knoxville. Many report receiving benefits from their employer.

$10.74 - $13.35
$12
MEDIAN: $11.97
50%

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Hourly Data $0$13
Hourly Rate $11.97
Annual Data $0$49K
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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$20,916 - $49,665
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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 Knoxville, Tennessee

Knox County, Tennessee
185,312
Male:
89,978 (48.6%)
Female:
95,334 (51.4%)
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. The city had an estimated population of 185,291 in 2015 and a population of 178,874 as of the 2010 census, making it the state's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had an estimated population of 852,715. The KMSA is, in turn, the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had a population of 1,096,961. First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied alternately by both Confederate and Union armies. Following the war,...
Knoxville:
$37,200
Tennessee:
$47,275
$772
Knoxville:
$125,900
Tennessee:
$150,600
4.3%

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
50%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

National Average
$25,000

Data Entry
▼9%

Customer Service
▼9%

Customer Relations
▼10%

Retail Pharmacy
▼14%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
50%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 50%