The average hourly pay for an Experienced Pharmacy Technician in Riverside, California is $19.21.
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician
An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.99 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 10 salaries.
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Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.6% less), Houston, Texas (10.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.8% less).
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