The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy in Houston, Texas is $13.00.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacy Technician
The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Technician are from the companies Walgreen's Pharmacy, The Kroger Company and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System where the average pay is $17.26. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $14.45. Walgreen's Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $13.81. The Kroger Company also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.10.
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Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 2.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (19.8% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (15.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less).