The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Oakland, California is $17.85.
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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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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance, Customer Service, Data Entry and Retail Pharmacy.
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 $16.39 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 5 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 Atlanta, Georgia (21.7% less), New York, New York (18.3% less) and Houston, Texas (16.0% less).
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