The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Fresno, California is $15.52.
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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
Pharmacy Technician Tasks
- Prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles and unit dose packaging.
- Assist in preparing and dispensing medication under direct supervision of Pharmacist.
- Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
- Collect patient information for prescription and billing.
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Data Entry, Insurance, Customer Service 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 $14.85 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.32 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 2.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (12.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.2% less) and New York, New York (7.2% less).
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