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Average Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$15.22
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$400
Bonus
$1,700
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The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Houston, Texas is $15.22.
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$12.03
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$15.22
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$20.35
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$12 - $20
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$153 - $2,948
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$0 - $1,700
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$25,174 - $44,390
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What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Technician are from the companies Walgreen's Pharmacy, CVS / Pharmacy and The Kroger Company. 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 The Kroger Company and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $16.18 and $14.45, respectively. CVS / Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $13.62. Walgreen's Pharmacy and Walgreen Co. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.75 and $13.82, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technicians?

Skills in Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance, Data Entry, Customer Service and Retail Pharmacy.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technicians?

An entry-level Pharmacy Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.42 based on 22 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.49 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.84 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.14 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.9% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.6% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 233 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.4%
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
20.2%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
4.7%